summer works

LouisvilleKY’s SummerWorks 2016 called a success

Greater focus on placing young people in jobs with career potential LOUISVILLE (August 18, 2016) – Mayor Greg Fischer announced last week that more than 4,200 young people ages 16-21 – many of them lower income or disadvantaged – were placed in jobs by SummerWorks this year. And more than 110 companies and organizations partnered with the city and KentuckianaWorks to provide those jobs. “That’s a record number for us, both in terms of employed youth and employers involved, and that’s a huge benefit to our community,” the Mayor said. “A summer job can be a pivotal, life-shaping experience for…

Read More

Back To School

LouisvilleKY Neighborhood Place to offer several back-to-school events in the coming weeks

Louisville, KY., – Neighborhood Place sites in Louisville will offer seven back to school events in July and early August, plus six workshops to learn how to save energy at home, two workforce development information sessions, several focus group opportunities and much more. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event. Back to School Events July 16, Back to School Fest at Lynnhurst United Church of Christ, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Located at 4401 Taylor Blvd. Open to all students in grades Kindergarten through High…