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BRN Formulating Plan for Expansion into West Virginia and Pennsylvania 

The Workforce Initiative Association, operator of the OhioMeansJobs Centers in Stark and Tuscarawas Counties, has been awarded a $41,065 technical assistance planning grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the Coal Business United Resource Network (Coal BURN) Real-Time Insights for Real-Time Actions project.

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Executive Summary of the Ohio BRN Expansion Now Available

An independent evaluation of the BRN expansion in Ohio was completed by Public Policy Associates in June 2016. The executive summary highlights the 8 key findings from the final report of the Ohio BRN expansion.

To obtain a copy of the final report, please contact Matt Falter at or 330-491-2625. Thank you!

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BRN Recognized as a Best Practice in Workforce Development

The U.S. Conference of Mayors' Workforce Development Council recognizes the BRN as a Best Practice in Workforce Development. 

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BRN Makes Ohio's Promising Workforce Practices List

The Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation in Ohio recently published a list of Ohio's Promising Workforce Practices for which the BRN is listed on page 2. 

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Innovating at the Speed of Business

The Business Resource Network Invited back to Washington, D.C. to share project successes at the 2nd Annual Workforce Innovation Fund Conference! 

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Case Studies

The Ohio Workforce Initiative Association Business Resource Network Expansion

Innovating at the Speed of Business: A Case Study

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“ is indeed a pleasure to work with the Account Executives with the Business Resource Network. I firmly believe that there cannot be too many services for entrepreneurs in a community and the Business Resource Network is a valuable resource to add to the services provided in both Adams and Brown County."

Russ Brewer
Enterprise Center Coordinator, Southern State Community College