New Opportunities in the Wake of COVID – A Success Story

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K was referred to Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) in September 2020 and attended orientation with Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! At the time, they were not interested in any programmatic assistance as they were not sure what their career goals were due to the pandemic.

Second Chances – A Success Story

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Timothy got ready to win when he came into Michigan Works! seeking help to obtain his builder’s license. He had overwhelming barriers to employment, including health and legal issues. These barriers left him unable to get a job when he had a family to support.

Adult Education Services Locator offers new onramp to careers

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To assist Michiganders with Adult Education opportunities, the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) has launched a new online tool – the Adult Education Services Locator – which allows users to conduct custom searches and identify a variety of Adult Education programs, resources and high school equivalency testing centers available statewide.