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Date Change – March 2015 Frontline Workforce AssociationJanuary 27, 2015

Please note that our March 2015 Frontline Workforce Association (FWA) meeting will be held on the first Wednesday of the month rather than the second — Wednesday, March 4 from 8:30 – 11:00am at the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (320 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago). Be on the lookout for more information as the date gets closer. We look forward to seeing you in March!

Upcoming Frontline Focus TrainingsJanuary 20, 2015

Registration is open for the following Frontline Focus trainings: Job Developer Orientation (Jan. 29), Beyond the Basics: Job Development in Practice (Feb. 12), Documentation of Case Notes (Feb. 26), and Pitch Clinic (Mar. 5). For more information on the Frontline Focus Training Institute, including a link to the full course catalog , click here.

Connections Project RFPJanuary 16, 2015

The recently launched National Center on Employment and Homelessness and the Connections Project released an RFP for innovation in employment and homelessness service systems. The Connections Project will identify up to five sites that will plan, implement, and strengthen innovative systems collaboration ideas aimed at increasing employment and economic opportunity for homeless job seekers. A webinar on the RFP will be held January 28 and all Letters of Intent are due February 20. For more information and to apply, click here.

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