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September 2, 2022

Workforce Boulder County Celebrates Workforce Development Month in September

Boulder County residents invited to attend Workforce Boulder County’s Open House and participate in upcoming events

Boulder County, Colo.- Workforce Boulder County (WfBC) is celebrating September for National Workforce Development Month. Together with the Colorado Department of Labor, the District Attorney’s Office of Boulder County, and many key community partners, WfBC is hosting various events and exploring Boulder County’s dynamic workforce ecosystem this month. Workforce Development Month highlights the importance of community in workforce development, employees, and workforce development business partners.

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Community members are invited to Workforce Boulder County’s upcoming Open House at the new Boulder office on September 27, 2022 from 2 PM. This event is to increase awareness of WfBC’s new facility, the comprehensive services offered by WfBC, and to celebrate the many integral partners in workforce development in Boulder County. The event will take place at 1333 Iris Avenue in Boulder from 2 to 6 PM.

  • WHAT: Workforce Boulder County Open House
  • WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022
  • WHERE: 1333 Iris Avenue, Boulder CO, 80304
  • TIME: 2-6 PM

Workforce Boulder County is hosting additional events throughout the month and welcomes community members, business, and partner organizations to upcoming events both offered in-person and virtual. These include:

  • Sept. 6: Infórmese para endeudarse sabiamente – Virtual
  • Sept. 10: Protecting Yourself from Employment and Job Scams – Virtual
  • Sept. 15: Business After Hours at OUR Center – In-Person
  • Sept. 23: Workforce Boulder County Open Board meeting – In-Person
  • Sept. 24: Latino Business Week Fiesta & Food Trucks 2022 – In-Person
  • Sept. 29: Women Who Light the Community – In-Person

For more details about the events and ongoing additional classes and workshops, visit Workforce Boulder County’s Calendar of Events at: https://bouldercounty.gov/departments/community-services/workforce-boulder-county/events/. To attend any of WfBC’s workshops, participants must first register by signing up on Connecting Colorado.

“Workforce Boulder County continues to be an integral way for residents to access opportunities of employment and education. I’m hopeful that folks will participate in this month of celebration and learning as we continue to share important resources more broadly throughout Boulder County,” said Boulder County Commissioner Marta Loachamin.

As Colorado’s economy continues to rebound from the pandemic, Colorado’s Workforce System partners remain committed to supporting a thriving environment for workers and employers throughout the state. The State of Colorado’s 52 Workforce Centers serve as a resource for workers, including Workforce Boulder County for residents. Workforce centers provide a wide variety of no-cost workforce programs to support individuals in starting or advancing their careers through upskilling, reskilling, and nextskilling.

For more information about Workforce Boulder County’s Open House, contact Cate Cook at cacook@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-4958. For assistance in registering for upcoming WfBC’s workshops, contact Workforce Boulder County’s Call Center at 720-776-0822.