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    July 2016

    July 07, 2016 Goodwill® Organizations Awarded Grant for More Than Four Million Dollars to Improve Employment Outcomes and Reduce Recidivism Among Justice-Involved Young Adults

    U.S. Department of Labor Funding to Assist Young People Exiting the Criminal Justice System  Rockville, MD — Communities served by five local Goodwill® organizations will benefit from a $4.5 million grant to establish the Goodwill LifeLaunch young adult reentry program to provide access to employment, training opportunities and support services for 575 young adults, between the ages of 18 to 24. Goodwill Central Texas (Austin), Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit (MI) Goodwill ...

    July 05, 2016 Goodwill® Executive Named to Veterans’ Labor Panel

    Joylin Kirk to chair subcommittee on barriers to work ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International Senior Director of Mission Services Joylin Kirk has been appointed by Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to serve on a federal advisory committee chartered to assess the employment and training needs of veterans and their integration into the workforce. The appointment to the Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO) will ...