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GREATER SACRAMENTO ECONOMIC COUNCIL
SUNSARAE JACKSON , PICTURED WITH HER FAMILY , PARTICIPATED IN THE DIGITAL UPSKILL PROGRAM . THE PROGRAM ’ S FIRST COHORT HAD A 93 % GRADUATION RATE .
PHOTO COURTESY OF GSEC living-wage jobs and education is 97 %. The GSEC program will open even more pathways to employment for those clients . “ We currently have 58 people on our caseload and 30 more on our wait list , which shows the need — those are all people who will be looking to earn a living wage ,” Bryant says . “ The GSEC digital upskilling program will be a great option for them and perhaps enable us to serve even more clients .”
Jennifer von Geldern is a freelance writer who covers regional businesses , charities , events and the people who enrich our communities .
“ THERE ’ S A LOT OF OPPORTUNITY TO TRANSFORM WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT IN THE COMING YEARS SO ALL COMMUNITIES CAN BENEFIT RATHER THAN JUST THOSE WHO HAVE HAD ACCESS TO GOOD WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS .”
MARK NORIEGA MANAGING DIRECTOR , ACCENTURE SACRAMENTO OFFICE
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