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Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment BoardOUR VISION
Employers and others in the region have a
forum in which to study and design policies
for increased employment and economic growth.

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Merrimack Valley WIB

The Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board is composed of knowledgeable and influential business and community leaders who are appointed by the Mayor of Lawrence on behalf of the fifteen communities that make up the region.

The board serves as the oversight and policy-making body for federally funded employment and training services in the region. The board also has the broader role of addressing critical labor market issues and developing strategic partnerships with local leaders in economic development, the K-12 and higher education system, government agencies, chambers of commerce, community-based and labor organizations.

MVWIB Unemployment Charts

MVWIB Unemployment Charts
for March 2016

Upcoming Meetings


MVWIB QUARTERLY MEETING
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 @ 7:30 a.m.
Higgins Library
Anna Jaques Hospital
25 Highland Avenue
Newburyport, MA 0150

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The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act & the Priorities of the Association
Presented at the MVWIB Annual Meeting on October 28, 2014 by Don Gillis of the Mass Workforce Investment Board Association


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MVWIB News & Recent Events

Tuesday, April 7, 2016 MVWIB
Out-of-School Youth RFP Bidder’s Conference

OSY RFP Bidders Conference Minutes

Questions and Answers


Request for Proposal Public Notice

A MVWIB RFP soliciting remedial education and job skills group training for WIOA-eligible Out-of-School Youth (OSY), ages 17 through 24, was issued on 3/30/16 with responses due by Wednesday,
April 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM.

Organizations eligible to apply include: 501Cs,
for-profits, MV DESE-funded remedial education and ESOL programs. Entities that are funded by WIOA Title II funds or in clear partnership with them will be given a 10-point preference.

The MVWIB has set aside approximately $130,000 to support two OSY programs. If you would like a proposal package, please contact Ms. Varsha Gandhi by e-mail at vgandhi@mvwib.org .

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ARE YOU:
BETWEEN THE AGES OF 14 - 21?
LOW INCOME?
ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S.?
DO YOU LIVE IN LAWRENCE, HAVERHILL,
OR METHUEN?
If YES you may be eligible to WORK!


MVWIB 2016 Summer YouthWorks
employment program is interested in
putting youth to work.

Click here for an application.

Click here to view the
2016 Poverty Guidelines

 

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Youth Employment One-Pager
Commonwealth Corporation releases Understanding & Addressing the Youth Employment Crisis

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