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Jersey City Ribbon Cutting

Monday, May 22,  was the ribbon cutting for the completion of our latest partnership with Winn. After 15 months City Crossings is complete. The project met or exceeded all workforce goals. Of the more than 45,000 labor hours recorded, 74 percent were performed by minority employees and 39 percent were performed by low-income residents from…
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The Wage Center Goes Blue

The WAGE Center has gone blue in March for Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. We are partnered with the New York State Department of Health Cancer Services Program who provides cancer screening. In the month of March, visitors will be greeted with a blue ribbon pin and information on how to obtain free screenings. Displays and…
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A W.E.P. Success Story

Felix Santiago began the Work Experience Program in May of 2016. He had been employed by numerous food and restaurant franchises in the past and had recently been laid off a seasonal job on the RPI campus. Because of the job being seasonal and temporary, he found himself unemployed once again and with little money…
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WAGE Center Partners with SUNY

The WAGE Center has partnered with the State University of New York University at Albany School of Social Welfare as a field location for Generalist Field Instruction. Since September, 2016, three Master of Social Work student interns have spent two full days each week learning the basics of case management. This has been accomplished through…
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