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Who We Are

The Nashville Workforce Network of the Nashville Poverty Initiative has developed a collaborative approach to bring together government, non-profit, and private partners. We began as the Poverty Council’s Workforce Development Team, and we have grown in size and scope to the point that we offer: 

-Training for workforce providers and employers
-Connections to state and local employment statistics
-Better access to job fairs & hiring events in Nashville
-Opportunities for collaboration and grant writing

We ask that your organization join this Nashville Workforce Network. In joining the Nashville Workforce Network, we ask that your organization be represented by attending each meeting, participate in dialog to improve the coordination of services, and bring your unique prospective to supporting the Poverty Initiative. 

our COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Who We Are

The Nashville Workforce Network stemmed from the Mayor’s Poverty Initiative in 2007.  Since that time a collaborative approach to Workforce Development has formed bringing together government, nonprofit, business, educational institutions and private partners.  We have refined the services and support that we offer to the following:

- Training for workforce providers and employers
- Connections to state and local employment statistics
- Better access to job fairs & hiring events in Nashville

- Resource and networking opportunities and events
- Opportunities for collaboration and grant writing

 

OUR MISSION:
To maximize the impact of workforce development organizations, employers and education institutions efforts in connecting job seekers to career opportunities while creating and maintaining collaborations within the community.

We ask that your organization join this Nashville Workforce Network with the same belief that “Work Improves Lives”. In joining the Nashville Workforce Network, we ask that your organization be represented by attending open meetings and events, participate in dialog to improve the coordination of services, and bring your unique prospective to supporting the Poverty Initiative. 

Interested in becoming a member? Join NWN now!

our LEADERSHIP:
Abdelghani Barre
Social Services
Donzaleigh Powell
Walter Tieck
Eagles Soar High
Kathy Parker
Motlow State Community College
Tanya Evrenson
Nashville Career Advancement Center
Matt Gloster
Goodwill Ind. of Middle Tennessee
Gena Shearon
IHG
John McLallen
Nashville Career Advancement Center
Clay Faircloth
Nashville Career Advancement Center
Don Leyrer
Social Enterprise
George Phillips
Nashville Career Advancement Center
Tammy LaPoint-O'Brien
Univ. of Tennessee at Knoxville
Garrett Harper
Social Services