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2022 Powerful Advocate Award Presented to Marie Kurose

February 3, 2022

Marie Kurose, Chief Executive Officer of the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, has won the Washington Workforce Association’s Powerful Advocate Award, the association’s 2022 chair recognition award. “Since Marie…

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Opportunities Across the System

September 29, 2021

The Washington Workforce Association brings together the leadership of Local Workforce Development Boards to craft policy, create solutions, and advocate to ensure that the workforce system is positioned to address…

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Cheryl Fambles Honored with the 2020 Righteous Leader Award

April 12, 2021

By Molly Gilmore Officer of the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council, has won the Washington Workforce Association’s 2020 Righteous Leader Award, the first of the association’s chair recognition awards. “Cheryl…

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Joy Emory Honored with the 2021
Catalyst Award

April 12, 2021

By Alec Clayton Joy Emory was recently honored with the 2021 Catalyst Award, given by Washington Workforce Association Chair Kevin Perkey. “In a very short time, Joy has established herself…

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Washington wins federal grant to support economic recovery from COVID-19

July 17, 2020

OLYMPIA – Unemployed workers throughout Washington will get jobs to help the state address and recover from the COVID-19 disaster, receive training for in-demand careers and get targeted help with…

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A change in several leadership roles is coming to the WWA

July 17, 2020

A change in several leadership roles is coming to the Washington Workforce Association (WWA) in the new year. Outgoing WWA Chair Linda Nguyen announced in March that she will retire from WorkForce…

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