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Enrollment for Paths 2 Promise Program Extended through August 2018

Enrollment for a program designed to increase employment opportunities among residents who receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) has been extended through August 2018.

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Teleworks USA Partnering with FlexJobs to Boost Telework Opportunities for Jobseekers in Eastern Kentucky

A new partnership between Teleworks USA and FlexJobs, the leading online service for professionals seeking remote, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs, could help create an influx of even more solutions to unemployment for hundreds of Eastern Kentucky residents.

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EKCEP, Teleworks USA Join with SOAR as Regional Blueprint Partner; New Initiative Aimed to Network Those Building a 21st Century Appalachia

Both the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP), Inc. and its Teleworks USA initiative have joined the Blueprint Partnership program at Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR).

By joining the Blueprint Partnership program, EKCEP has formally committed towards implementing SOAR’s Regional Blueprint to build a 21st Century Appalachia.

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Teleworks USA Featured in CNN Money Article on Broadband in Eastern Kentucky

CNN Money reporters visited Eastern Kentucky this month to report on a variety of topics, including expanded broadband in the region and its importance in economic development. You can read the full report below.

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‘East Kentucky Works’ Survey Results Reveal Region’s Workforce is Able, Willing to Work in Many Manufacturing Sectors

After spending months questioning jobseekers and employers across the Eastern Kentucky region, the results of the East Kentucky Works Survey—a study focused on cataloging the capabilities of the region’s workforce—were unveiled Wednesday, Sept. 7, during a public meeting at Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC).

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