San Bernardino County Celebrates Workforce Development Month
San Bernardino, CA-The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors signed an official proclamation that declared April 2011 as Workforce Development Month in San Bernardino County. Citing the achievements of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board during the regions toughest economic recession, Chair Josie Gonzales, County of San Bernardino Fifth District Supervisor, presented the proclamation.
Thousands of county residents and businesses have found guidance, support and a helping hand through our Workforce Investment Board, Gonzales said. Through innovative ideas such as our business consulting program, On-the-Job Training funds and youth programs, as well as partnerships with our educational institutions, businesses and government departments, the Workforce Investment Board has demonstrated strong leadership throughout our community.
Created in 1998 with the passage of the Workforce Investment Act, the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is one of thousands across the nation that develop and promote opportunities for businesses, employees and job seekers.