Marrakech’s Work to Learn Programs Seek Community Partnership Board Members

What are Work to Learn Programs?
Marrakech
operates two Work to Learn programs in Connecticut, one in Waterbury and one in
New Haven. The goal of the program is to assist youth in foster care with
successfully transitioning to adulthood. For youth to be successful, it is critical that they have opportunities
for success.
What is a Community Partnership Board?
Community
Partnership Boards are local community initiatives focused on improving
services to children, youth and their families, while also meeting the local
business community’s needs. The New Haven and Waterbury Work to Learn program
sites are looking for members of local businesses and other community
stakeholders (i.e., nonprofits, educational institutions, government agencies)
that are interested in participating on these boards in an effort to provide
opportunities to youth involved with Department of Children and Families (DCF)
as well as meet their own workforce needs.
What is Required to Participate?
~Attend quarterly
meetings, in either New Haven or Waterbury (refreshments will be provided)
~An interest and
willingness to create opportunities and pathways to success for youth in your
community
Unable to Participate, but Still
Interested in Helping?
Please
consider recommending any colleagues, business partners, friends or family that
may be interested in participating on one of Marrakech’s Community Partnership
Boards.
Want to Participate, Recommend Someone,
or Have Questions?
Please
contact Gerry Zarra, Vice President of Workforce Development Services at gzarra@marrakechinc.org or by calling (203) 415-7843.
 

Thank You for Considering This Opportunity!
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