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LARGO, Md.June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Employ Prince George’s (EPG) announced the launch of their Encore (Experienced Worker) Program, a rebrand of a pilot effort championed by the Maryland Department of Labor, the Older Workers Program. This new development introduces a refreshed and revitalized approach to meeting the needs of experienced workers in Prince George’s County. The Encore Program is Employ Prince George’s demographic-specific workforce development programming that provides job seekers over the age of 50 with free customized career counseling, occupational skills training, and supportive services to holistically help them re-enter the workforce, compete in the ever-evolving world, and obtain livable wage careers. “Ability is ageless. Workers over the age of 50 have the experience and skills to help our businesses grow and be successful. Through Encore we will be able to help them connect their decades of experience and knowledge to businesses that are reopening from Covid-19 closure," said EPG CEO Walter Simmons.

LARGO, Md., May 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Employ Prince George's (EPG) is revolutionizing workforce development programs in the Maryland's Capital Region by bringing its acclaimed customized program design to immigrants, refugees, asylees and English language learners in Prince George's County, via the launch of it's Career Pathways for All (CPFA) Program.

Tens of thousands of Marylanders have been out of work since early in the pandemic. Many more are working again, but others are still being laid off.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY (7News) — Alexander Austin is a director at Employ Prince George's. On Thursday, he oversaw a virtual job fair.

Working with five local workforce development boards across the state, MedCerts will help train unemployed or underemployed Maryland residents for in-demand IT careers

The unemployment rate in Prince George’s County was about 10% at the height of the pandemic. Now it’s around 8%, according to reports, but that’s still very high compared to the rest of Maryland and the D.C. region.

An employment program for unemployed and underemployed residents in Prince George's County offers virtual training for medical jobs currently in demand.

2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a Lanham-based global education technology company, has partnered with Employ Prince George’s (EPG), the principal workforce development entity for Prince George’s County, to launch the Access 2 Education Scholarship Fund.

Prince George’s County has launched a scholarship program to build a pipeline of technical talent. Prince George’s County, Maryland has launched a scholarship program to build a pipeline of technical talent.

Lanham, Maryland-based edtech company 2U is partnering with Employ Prince George’s (EPG) and George Washington University College of Professional Studies to launch the Access 2 Education Scholarship Fund. The fund is focused on boosting technical talent in the D.C. area while specifically targeting Black and Latinx communities, as well as women and people living in low-income households.

Today is a major milestone for Prince George’s County and Employ Prince George’s as we partner with 2U and the George Washington University College of Professional Studies to launch the Access 2 Education Scholarship Fund in order to expand access and build the region’s tech talent pipeline”, said Walter Simmons, President and CEO of Employ Prince George’s.

A new partnership in Prince George’s County is working to make tech jobs more accessible and affordable for low-income, minority and women residents. With an initiative launched last week, Prince George’s County residents can apply for scholarships for high-quality boot camps in coding, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI or digital marketing at George Washington University.

In July, Employ Prince George’s announced the launch of the Prince George’s County COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program, through funding provided by the Maryland Department of Labor and Prince George’s County Government. This program successfully connected over 600 residents to virtual workforce development services, hosted virtual job fairs, and placed unemployed residents into skills training to prepare them for new career pathways.

EmployPG understands that immediate needs can not wait. They want to help those hourly workers meet immediate needs, such as utilities, gas, and food. Because of this unprecedented pandemic, Employ PG, in partnership with the Greater Washington Community Foundation, has launched the PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COVID-19 HOURLY EMPLOYEE RELIEF FUND!

(LARGO, MD) – Employ Prince George's, Inc. has received a $175,000 grant from Maryland Department of Labor, through the United States Department of Labor’s COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant. Employ Prince George’s is using the funding to…

Due to the recent developments and spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Employ Prince George's and the Prince George’s County American Job Center Community Network are taking the necessary safety precautions to protect job seekers, business partners, and staff.

The Prince George’s County Government has a coordinated effort among all agencies to address the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This effort is being spearheaded by the Prince George’s County Office of the County Executive and the Health Department. Employ Prince George’s is taking …

LARGO, MD (March 9, 2020)- The Prince George’s County Local Workforce Development Board in partnership with Employ Prince George’s (EPG) is dedicating the month of March as ReEntry Month in Prince George’s County, Maryland by hosting a series of events dedicated to helping  …

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Prince George’s County, Maryland, is launching a new program for those ages 50 and up to help give them a boost in finding jobs. It’s called Encore, and its goal is “to ensure that the job seekers who are 50 plus are successful, they aren’t a statistic,” said Walter Simmons, president and CEO of Employ Prince George’s

May 26, 2021 Employ Prince George’s Creates Workforce Program for Immigrants, Asylees and Refugees

To support immigrants, asylees, refugees and English language learners looking to enter the workforce, Employ Prince George’s, Inc.(EPG) has launched the Career Pathways for All (CPFA) Program.

March 2, 2021 Free health care job training for Prince George’s Co. residents

A jobs program in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is offering free training for those interested in a career in health care.

Dec 9, 2020 Scholarship fund to help launch Prince George’s residents into tech careers

A new partnership in Prince George’s County is working to make tech jobs more accessible and affordable for low-income, minority and women residents. With a scholarship fund initiative launched last week, Prince George’s County residents can apply for scholarships for high-quality boot camps in coding, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI or digital marketing at George Washington University.

Nov 12, 2020 More Coronavirus Regulations Hit Prince George's As Cases Soar

Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced another wave of coronavirus regulations as the county enters a fall surge.

October 11, 2020 Second American Job Center Coming To Prince George's County

A new American Job Center is coming to Prince George’s County.The facility, scheduled to open at National Harbor in January, will aim to offer resources and support to businesses and unemployed locals seeking new …

July 10, 2020 Employ Prince George's

If you were laid off from your job due to COVID-19, @employprincegeorges has several programs …

July 9, 2020 COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program

@employprincegeorges received a $175,000 grant to create a new program called the “COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery." It will offer free skills training and employment opportunities for workers who were laid off due to the public health crisis….

June 26, 2020 Employ Prince George’s

July 4, 2020 New Program in Prince George's Aims to Get People Back to Work

@employprincegeorges received a $175,000 grant to create a new program called the “COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery." It will offer free skills training and employment opportunities for workers who were laid off due to the public health crisis….

July 2, 2020 Employ Prince George’s Awarded $175K to Strengthen Post-Pandemic Workforce

Employ Prince George’s has received a $175,000 grant from Maryland Department of Labor for the COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program to strengthen and revitalize Prince George’s County’s …

February 12, 2020 Employ Prince George's Hiring Event

Employ Prince George's and Communicare Family of Companies partner up to host a hiring fair in Largo.

January 22, 2020 The economy is booming in Prince George's County, job growth passes Montgomery County

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — Victoria Ballestero is a professional engineer and the operations manager for the engineering firm ATCS she does site work on development projects. Her office is in Largo …

January 1, 2020 Clean and Safe Team: new year, new career

By CLAUDETTE RICHARDS and HEATHER WRIGHT — How can more Hyattsville and Prince George’s County residents — especially those in need of a second chance — find employment? This question was …

October 13, 2018 Aladdin with KYS Fest Tix This Thurs at Employ Prince George's!

Aladdin Daprince talks about his appearance this Thursday (10/18), 9am at Employ Prince George's. Stop by and see how they can help the unemployed and underemployed find jobs! Plus, Aladdin will have tix to KYS Fest! To learn…

September 5, 2018 Walter L. Simmons

As Prince George’s County officials tout the majority-Black jurisdiction as Maryland’s top producer of job growth over the past two years, a county program seeks to reach even more residents. Employ Prince George’s …

August 23, 2018 Prince George’s Co. Launches Program to Get Residents Jobs

For two years in a row, Prince George’s County has had the highest job growth in Maryland. Now. the county is re-launching their effort to link people with those jobs. County Bureau Chief Tracee …

August 15 , 2018 Visit the Employ Prince George's Inc Open House Aug 23rd!

Do you want to learn about thousands of job opportunities, weekly job fairs and free training programs for ages fourteen and up? Visit Prince George’s County’s newest workforce organization…Employ Prince George’s…

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