2018 Annual E-Report - Page 14

YOU! Youth Opportunities Unlimited YOUTH SERVICES BY THE NUMBERS YOU! TOTALS 41 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Services Total Regional Schools 328 Number of Youth Served Though WIOA Services 4,500 Total Youth Served 149 Total Local Employers 75 Extended Local Employers 125 Employment Opportunities 2ND ANNUAL YOU CHOOSE! CAREER EXPO AND THE READY FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER CONFERENCE Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend along with Education to Employment Partners hosted the 2nd Annual YOU Choose! Career Expo and the Ready for College and Career Conference in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission as part of the Careers in Texas Industries Week. Special featured guest, Ruth R. Hughs, Chair and Commissioner Representing Employers for the Texas Workforce Commission, launched both events with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that was well attended by Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend Board of Directors, community stakeholders, educational training institutions, employers and students. 1,500 Area Students 13 WFSCB Annual Report 2018 74 Local Employers 26 Educational Training Departments 41 Regional High Schools