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    File: Courts Are Us Interns 
    Jul 08, 2019 - July 12 event features mock trial, graduation ceremony. 
    File: Las Artes Graduation 
    Jul 01, 2019 - Both schools offer opportunity for young people who might not fit in a traditional educational environment. 
    PVHS graduation 
    May 30, 2019 - Students face challenges of parenting, homelessness and more. 
    Officials at Center of Opportunity dedication 
    May 22, 2019 - Homeless individuals get a new lease on life at the site of a former hotel. 
    Job seekers and employer 
    Apr 30, 2019 - All job-seekers are welcome to come meet with employers at the Kino Event Center. 
    PVHS intern 
    Apr 10, 2019 - Both schools are programs of the Pima County Community Services, Employment and Training Department. 
    Patricia Gastélum 
    Mar 27, 2019 - Gastélum brings strong experience in workforce development. 
    PVHS graduation 
    Mar 21, 2019 - Junior League of Tucson will honor PVHS at March 31 ceremony. 
    Evictions notice 
    Mar 13, 2019 - Free event is 6-8 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library. 
    Tax preparation assistance 
    Feb 28, 2019 - Public, county employees can help free tax help if they have family incomes under $66,000. 
    Summer intern 
    Feb 26, 2019 - Students can work 20-40 hours per week. 
    SWAT team display 
    Feb 14, 2019 - Annual event organized by County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council. 
    Library intern Angela Nachampassak 
    Feb 06, 2019 - Youth age 14-21 can work or catch up on school credits. 
     
    Jan 24, 2019 - First session offered at Valdez Library Feb. 5-7. 
     
    Jan 17, 2019 - Youth age 16-24 must register by Jan. 25. 
     
    Dec 20, 2018 - Both county programs assist students at risk of dropping out of school. 
     
    Dec 19, 2018 - Employer, youth of the year also honored at December gathering. 
     
    Dec 18, 2018 - Funding from Arizona Department of Housing will be effective Feb. 1, 2019. 
     
    Dec 05, 2018 - PVHS serves young people who have dropped out or are at risk of dropping out of traditional high school. 
     
    Dec 05, 2018 - Has more than 30 years’ experience with workforce development, education and economic development programs in urban and rural Pima County. 
     
    Nov 27, 2018 - Veterans can learn about the many community agencies providing services specific to them. 
    MAMA panelists 
    Nov 07, 2018 - "I felt like I was somebody in the room of somebodies," said one participant. 
     
    Oct 31, 2018 - Veterans, military members may attend early. 
     
    Oct 31, 2018 - Pima County One-Stop helps sponsor the annual event. 
     
    Oct 24, 2018 - Las Artes combines structured classroom study with community art projects. 
     
    Oct 16, 2018 - Mothers in Arizona Moving Ahead is a grant-funded project that assists mothers and their children living in poverty.  
     
    Oct 08, 2018 - Pima County One-Stop administers program 
     
    Oct 03, 2018 - Two Pima County programs that assist at-risk students in graduating high school are accepting applications for entry into sessions starting in late October. 
     
    Oct 03, 2018 - Employers hiring for positions ranging from entry-level to experienced licensed professionals. 
     
    Aug 30, 2018 - Funds will help families, homeless youth. 
     
    Aug 22, 2018 - More than 1,300 young people got experience working in industries throughout Pima County. 
     
    Aug 21, 2018 - Pima Vocational High School, Las Artes accepting students. 
    Aric Meares 
    Aug 03, 2018 - Replaces Paul Roughton, who held the post since 2014. 
    Summer intern 
    Jul 05, 2018 - Approximately 1,400 youth age 14-21 are part of the program. 
     
    Jul 05, 2018 - Students learn the 'majesty, rights and freedoms' of the U.S. legal system. 
     
    Jun 27, 2018 - Students must attend a one-day orientation July 3. 
     
    Jun 20, 2018 - Eighteen students are expected to graduate. 
     
    May 30, 2018 - Program helps students at risk of dropping out. 
     
    May 09, 2018 - Employers with immediate job openings will be on hand. 
     
    Apr 10, 2018 - Programs help at-risk students graduate high school. 
     
    Apr 03, 2018 - Employers looking to hire entry-level to experienced licensed professionals. 
     
    Mar 19, 2018 - Symposium is open to veterans, transitioning military members, and their spouses. 
     
    Mar 07, 2018 - Program is geared to youth age 14-21 who want to work this summer or catch up on school credits. 
     
    Feb 28, 2018 - Pima County One-Stop administers program 
     
    Feb 22, 2018 - Twenty students are expected to graduate at the ceremony. 
     
    Feb 14, 2018 - Two Pima County programs that assist at-risk students in graduating high school are accepting applications for entry into sessions starting in March. 
     
    Jan 18, 2018 - Free tax-preparation assistance open to anyone with a family income under $66,000. 
     
    Jan 10, 2018 - Youth age 16-24 must register by Jan. 17. 
     
    Dec 11, 2017 - Two Pima County programs that assist students in graduating are accepting applications. 
     
    Dec 05, 2017 - Ceremony begins at 6 p.m. at Hotel Tucson City Center, 475 N. Granada Ave. 
     
    Oct 31, 2017 - Twenty students are expected to graduate at the ceremony. 
     
    Oct 02, 2017 - Placement tests offered Monday-Thursday beginning at 8:15 a.m. 
     
    Sep 12, 2017 - Department of Labor grant is funding LEAP-2 Program. 
     
    Aug 30, 2017 - Sullivan Jackson Job Offer Academy rebuilds resumes and lives. 
    Las Artes graduation 
    Aug 25, 2017 - A new student orientation for the session will be held Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 8 a.m. to noon. 
    PVHS students in class 
    Aug 23, 2017 - Interested students must attend a two-day orientation on Aug. 31-Sept. 1. 
     
    Aug 17, 2017 - Register by Sept. 5 for Sept. 9 workshop. 
     
    Jul 28, 2017 - Low-income residents needing help with their utility bills can begin the process through a number of agencies in the area. 
    Aviation student working on plane. 
    Jul 20, 2017 - The sky’s the limit for students in a Pima County-led program training them for STEM-related fields. 
    Homeless workers 
    Jul 20, 2017 - Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program connects vets to employment. 
     
    Jul 07, 2017 - Students must attend a two-day orientation July 13-14. 
     
    Jul 05, 2017 - Pima County summer interns will graduate July 14 from Superior Court program. 
     
    Jun 29, 2017 - New location is on the second floor of the Sentinel Building, 340 N. Commerce Park Loop. 
     
    Jun 26, 2017 - MAMA project a partnership with Health Department and County’s Ending Poverty Now initiative. 
     
    Jun 21, 2017 - Las Artes combines structured classroom study with community art projects. 
     
    Jun 06, 2017 - Economist with state’s Office of Economic Opportunity will lead presentation. 
     
    Jun 01, 2017 - PVHS serves young people at risk of dropping out. 
     
    May 04, 2017 - Veterans Center offers programs, grants the VA might not be able to provide. 
     
    Apr 12, 2017 - Sullivan Jackson Employment Center part of effort. 
     
    Apr 11, 2017 - Two-day orientation is April 20-21. 
     
    Feb 28, 2017 - Students who have battled economic hardships and faced the challenges of parenting. 
     
    Feb 23, 2017 - One-Stop group stepped in to help fill key positions within company. 
     
    Feb 02, 2017 - Veterans and their spouses can find out about employment opportunities throughout Southern Arizona. 
     
    Jan 31, 2017 - Valet VITA assists anyone with a family income under $64,000. 
     
    Jan 27, 2017 - Youth age 14-24 who want to work this summer or catch up on school credits. 
     
    Jan 05, 2017 - Daphanie Conner partners youth with career-building opportunities. 
     
    Jan 05, 2017 - Proposals sought for programs having a measurable impact on poverty. 
    Sullivan Jackson Employment Center workshop 
    Dec 22, 2016 - Funds are part of $8.4 million awarded to Tucson and Pima County. 
    PVHS graduate 
    Dec 07, 2016 - New session starts Jan. 9. 
     
    Dec 06, 2016 - County, city of Tucson and several nonprofit agencies are part of project. 
     
    Oct 26, 2016 - Free fair is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. outside Pima County’s Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way. 
     
    Oct 24, 2016 - Free expo is open to youth age 14-24 at Joel D. Valdez Main Library. 
     
    Oct 19, 2016 - Twenty expected to graduate; overcame many obstacles. 
     
    Oct 12, 2016 - About 200 community leaders and Pima County staff attended an Oct. 7 forum looking at the effects of poverty on the region.  
     
    Sep 14, 2016 - Free career seminar from 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 21, at Tucson Electric Power, 88 E. Broadway Blvd. 
     
    Jul 06, 2016 - Initiative is part of $5.4 million Youth Career Connect program supported by the Department of Labor. 
    PVHS move 
    Jul 05, 2016 - School also accepting students for July 20 program session. 
    Las Artes graduation 
    Jun 22, 2016 - Students have battled economic hardships, faced the challenges of parenting and spent time homeless. 
    Las Artes students 
    Jun 21, 2016 - A new student orientation for the session will be held Wednesday, June 29, from 8 a.m. to noon. 
     
    Jun 02, 2016 - Details on the 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Pima Vocational High School 
     
    Jun 01, 2016 - Pima County One-Stop/Arizona@Work Hosts Veterans Job Expo 
    Sullivan Jackson Employment Center 
    May 03, 2016 - Funding includes $418,000 for Rapid Rehousing project. 
     
    Apr 20, 2016 - Workforce development specialists worked with schools, industry. 
     
    Apr 18, 2016 - Event, including an employment fair, is 3-6 p.m. at Tucson International Airport.  
     
    Mar 01, 2016 - Students battle homelessness, poverty to graduate. 
     
    Feb 22, 2016 - Youth age 14-24 can work or catch up on school credits. 
     
    Feb 17, 2016 - Generates interest in STEM careers. 
     
    Feb 17, 2016 - Tours generate interest in STEM careers. 
     
    Feb 17, 2016 - Name change marks rebrand of Arizona Workforce Development. 
    Raquel Galvez at Children's Museum Tucson 
    Jan 29, 2016 - March 11 is application deadline for jobs and more. 
    SAMP students on the job 
    Dec 15, 2015 - Pima County One-Stop provided funding and training 
    PVHS graduation 
    Dec 14, 2015 - Students overcome poverty, homelessness to earn degrees 
    Freeport McMoRan Sierrita mine 
    Dec 11, 2015 - Staff offering workshops on resume writing, skills assessments. 
    WIB winners 
    Dec 10, 2015 - Workforce Investment Board praises pair. 
    Las Artes students 
    Oct 26, 2015 - Students overcame homelessness, poverty to earn GEDs. 
     
    Sep 22, 2015 - Districts seeking high school juniors to sign up for program. 
    Arnold Palacios 
    Sep 21, 2015 - Has more than 30 years' experience working with youth. 
     
    Aug 26, 2015 - Orientation is Sept. 2-3 at PVHS downtown campus 
     
    Aug 18, 2015 - Aug. 20 visit includes tour and overview of center's services. 
     
    Aug 12, 2015 - Board also will welcome six new members. 
     
    Aug 05, 2015 - Working with partners on $5.4 million Youth Career Connect grant. 
     
    Jul 31, 2015 - Young people ages 17-22 must complete an application and take a basic assessment. 
     
    Jul 08, 2015 - Students battle poverty, homelessness to graduate. 
     
    Jul 02, 2015 - He replaces Arthur Eckstrom, who is retiring effective July 3 after 32 years with the county. 
     
    Jun 10, 2015 - Students credit personal attention from teachers for their success. 
     
    Jun 02, 2015 - Visit is part of Obama Administration’s effort to end homelessness among America’s veterans in 2015. 
     
    Jun 01, 2015 - Young people ages 17-21 must complete an application and take a basic assessment to determine placement level. 
     
    May 19, 2015 - School scored more than 100 points higher than the average score of other accredited schools. 
     
    Apr 20, 2015 - Participants should register by May 1. 
     
    Apr 07, 2015 - Orientation to take place April 22-23 at downtown campus. 
     
    Mar 24, 2015 - Molly Gilbert, Chris Kaselemis are most recent appointees. 
     
    Mar 10, 2015 - Machining jobs available at 14 local companies. 
     
    Feb 24, 2015 - County received more than 4,500 applications last year. 
     
    Feb 17, 2015 - The $24,300 grant to Community Services, Employment and Training assists low-income customers. 
     
    Feb 13, 2015 - Toolkits include interviews with interns and industry representatives. 
     
    Feb 06, 2015 - The tours were organized by Pima County One-Stop and Southern Arizona Manufacturing Partners. 
     
    Feb 03, 2015 - Young people ages 17-21 can earn GED in as little as 16 weeks. 
     
    Jan 30, 2015 - More than 200 Desert View students will get up close look at area manufacturers on Feb. 5 tour. 
     
    Jan 26, 2015 - Better access to services is goal of online tool. 
     
    Jan 22, 2015 - More than 1,450 youths took part last year. 
     
    Dec 19, 2014 - Students completed 20-month program to become certified machinists 
     
    Dec 19, 2014 - More than 400 family members and friends celebrated with the graduates of the Pima County charter school, which opened 14 years ago. 
     
    Dec 16, 2014 - Walgreens Employer of the Year, UA sophomore Amber Warne Youth of the Year. 
     
    Dec 12, 2014 - The board will announce its Employer and Youth of the Year Awards and host STEM education talk. 
    Youth Employment One-Stop Center 
    Dec 03, 2014 - Center has resources for young people and will connect employers with work-ready youth. 
    Attorney General's grant 
    Dec 01, 2014 - Funds and services come as a result of the National Mortgage Settlement. 
    Veterans career seminar 
    Nov 10, 2014 - The seminar starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Kino Veterans' Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way. 
    Veterans career seminar 
    Oct 14, 2014 - Representatives of the Western Passport Center and Raytheon Missile Systems will speak. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Oct 03, 2014 - The meeting runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and is open to the public. 
    Health-care workers 
    Oct 01, 2014 - Grants will provide supportive services and continued education opportunities. 
    Veterans career seminar 
    Sep 19, 2014 - Mildred Gamez of Southwest Truck Driver Training will make a presentation. 
    Sector partnerships 
    Sep 12, 2014 - Partnerships within industries are working with government and educators to meet workforce needs. 
    Bridges Out of Poverty 
    Sep 08, 2014 - Schools, public safety and health-care institutions, government and employers will be needed. 
    Las Artes 
    Aug 28, 2014 - Las Artes will be assessing students for placement through the first week of the session. 
    One-Stop 
    Aug 22, 2014 - One-Stop is offering $24,000 per employer for up to five employers. 
    One-Stop 
    Aug 22, 2014 - Veterans can also find out about opportunities with American CDL Driver Training. 
    Veterans seminar 
    Aug 06, 2014 - Representatives from Pima Community College, a trucking company and a temp agency will speak. 
    Veterans career seminar 
    Jul 21, 2014 - Recruiting manager for Jim Click and Holmes Tuttle Automotive Teams will talk. 
    Las Artes graduates 
    Jul 21, 2014 - Test was latest life challenge Las Artes students have confronted and overcome. 
    Veterans career workshop 
    Jul 07, 2014 - Find out about job opportunities and hiring processes at two companies. 
    PVHS 
    Jun 20, 2014 - Nearly 500 have graduated since the school-to-work charter started 14 years ago. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Jun 16, 2014 - The board includes representatives of local businesses, nonprofits and educational institutions. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    May 30, 2014 - Workforce Investment Board meetings are open to the public and start at 7:30 a.m. 
    Veterans career workshop 
    May 28, 2014 - Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. at at the Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center, 2801 E. Ajo Way. 
    One-Stop 
    May 22, 2014 - If you lack soft skills – you’re difficult to work with or are too often late for work – you may find yourself unemployed. 
    Computer fundamentals classes 
    May 21, 2014 - Learn how to search on the Internet, send and receive email, and how to use Word and Excel. 
    Interviews 
    May 19, 2014 - Eighteen high school graduates will work full time this summer with machinists at 10 local manufacturing companies. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    May 09, 2014 - Two representatives will talk about job opportunities and the application process.  
    Youth Career Expo 
    May 05, 2014 - Port of Tucson owner says international trade will be "fantastic for Southern Arizona and northern Mexico.” 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Apr 30, 2014 - Kino Veterans’ Workforce Center helps veterans find jobs and get training, benefits and support services. 
    One-Stop Career Center 
    Apr 24, 2014 - The first seminars are April 28 and May 1; pre-registration is required. 
    Youth Career Expo 
    Apr 23, 2014 - Pima County could be the top logistics center in the state and the Southwest. 
    Summer internships 
    Apr 16, 2014 - Will your future workforce be skilled and ready when you lose your current employees to retirement?  
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Apr 16, 2014 - The workshop at 2801 E. Ajo Way begins at 8:30 a.m. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Apr 08, 2014 - The meeting begins at 7:30 a.m. and is open to the public. 
    Youth Career Expo 
    Apr 08, 2014 - Learn how to prepare for promising logistics careers; RSVP by April 25.  
    Machine shop tours 
    Apr 07, 2014 - The effort is patterned after a successful partnership that Pima County One-Stop Career Center spearheaded with local manufacturers. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Apr 03, 2014 - Kino Veterans' Workforce Center helps Veterans find jobs and employers hire Veterans. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Mar 11, 2014 - Representatives of six local chambers of commerce will speak at March 14 meeting. 
    Summer Youth Programs 
    Mar 07, 2014 - Apply online at https://secure.pima.gov/summeryouth or pick up an application form at a local high school, community center or library.  
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Mar 05, 2014 - The meeting begins at 7:30 a.m. and is open to the public. 
    SAMP 
    Feb 23, 2014 - Internships for high school students can lead to college classes and employment. 
    Job search and training 
    Feb 20, 2014 - To help individuals who have lost or are at risk of losing their homes as a result of foreclosure.  
    WIB meeting 
    Feb 12, 2014 - The meeting is open to the public and will be at Universal Avionics Systems Corporation. 
    Machine shop tours 
    Feb 07, 2014 - 'The trades are the backbone of this country. We need to start filling the pipeline.' 
    Desert View Machine Shop 
    Feb 04, 2014 - One-Stop Career Center effort aimed at improving supply of skilled workers for local employers. 
    Las Artes 
    Jan 31, 2014 - Supervisor Ramon Valadez: Las Artes “one of the most successful GED programs in the state of Arizona.”  
    Summer Youth Programs 
    Jan 24, 2014 - The deadline to apply and call to set up your assessment test is Friday, March 14, 2014. 
    One-Stop Career Center 
    Jan 23, 2014 - Grijalva: Termination of Emergency Unemployment Compensation hurt individuals and the economy. 
    Workforce Investment 
    Jan 22, 2014 - More than 15,000 job seekers used One-Stop’s self-service system in FY 2013; more than 750 employers hired One-Stop job seekers. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Jan 08, 2014 - The meeting begins at 7:30 a.m. and is open to the public. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Dec 13, 2013 - Pima County is on the right track for future economic expansion, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry said. 
     
    Dec 10, 2013 - Kino Veterans' Workforce Center helps employers hire Veterans and helps Veterans find jobs. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Nov 27, 2013 - The meeting is 8-10 a.m. and is open to the public. Please RSVP. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Nov 26, 2013 - Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. at Kino Veterans' Workforce Center. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Nov 12, 2013 - Workshop begins at 8:30 a.m.; Vets can conduct online career assessments in the afternoon. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Nov 05, 2013 - The meeting begins at 7:30 a.m., usually concludes by 9 and is open to the public. 
    machining class 
    Nov 04, 2013 - Public-private partnerships are helping to fill the aerospace industry’s needs. 
    Sunny Moreno 
    Oct 21, 2013 - Las Artes gives its students an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their community.  
    Kino Veterans Workforce Center 
    Oct 14, 2013 - They will also research the current labor market at Kino Veterans' Workforce Center. 
    Youth Career Expo 
    Oct 14, 2013 - It's free but space is limited; please RSVP to Linda.Reyes@acehs.org. 
    Bioscience 
    Oct 12, 2013 - Workforce Investment Board and One-Stop Career Center aim to meet the needs.. 
    bioscience 
    Oct 07, 2013 - Workforce Investment Board meetings begin at 7:30 a.m. and are open to the public. 
    manufacturing 
    Oct 04, 2013 - The grant positions our region for additional funding to boost manufacturing and create jobs. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Oct 01, 2013 - Presentation begins at 8:30 a.m. at Kino Veterans' Workforce Center. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Sep 18, 2013 - Representatives from Pima County will be on hand to present current job openings. 
    Summer youth program 
    Sep 16, 2013 - More than 1,400 youth participated; infused nearly $2 million into economy 
    Lee Lambert 
    Sep 05, 2013 - County and college's workforce development efforts expected to be topic at public meeting. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Sep 04, 2013 - Tucson city councilwoman, Tucson Urban League CEO, and retired banking executive join board. 
    Affordable Care Act forum 
    Aug 29, 2013 - More than 200 people, most of them small business owners and managers, attended the forum Wednesday. 
    Free Affordable Care Act forum 
    Aug 23, 2013 - Get guidance on government health insurance marketplace coming on Oct. 1. 
    Free Affordable Care Act forum 
    Aug 14, 2013 - Find out at a free panel discussion on Aug. 28 at the DoubleTree Hotel. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Aug 14, 2013 - Find out about American Red Cross Southern Arizona Chapter and Arizona Department of Economic Security programs. 
    TREO 
    Aug 09, 2013 - K-12 education critical to ability to produce future workforce. 
    One-Stop Career Center 
    Aug 01, 2013 - Pima Community College program can lead to two certificates. 
    Workforce Investment Board 
    Jul 30, 2013 - The meeting, which runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m., is open to the public. 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Jul 16, 2013 - The workshop is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All veterans are welcome. 
    Patient care technician graduation 
    Jul 08, 2013 - Program assists with tuition, fees and other needs for a range of positions 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Jul 05, 2013 - 'Tactics for Navigating Job Search Frustration' also being offered 
    Cecilia Murch 
    Jul 01, 2013 - Laid-off worker got certificates, degrees in logistics at PCC, NAU – and a job 
    Kino Veterans' Workforce Center 
    Jun 19, 2013 - Military veterans interested in employment, apprenticeship and training opportunities are invited to a free workshop on Tuesday, June 25. 
    Port of Tucson 
    Jun 11, 2013 - Local experts will talk about logistics as an industry sector critical to Southern Arizona’s economic development at the Pima County Workforce Investment Board meeting on Friday, June 14. 
     
    May 14, 2013 - The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved on Tuesday, May 14, allocating federal, state and County funds to employ and educate young people this summer. 
     
    Mar 05, 2013 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board adds four new members 
     
    Feb 15, 2013 - Head to American Legion Post 7 in downtown Tucson on March 2 to see some mighty fine motorcycles and tile work depicting motorcycles and veterans by students at Pima County’s Las Artes Arts & Education Center. 
     
    Jan 08, 2013 - Have you always wanted to work in a high-tech industry but thought your lack of education or grades would hold you back?