Kylie Rowe, Vice President of Relocation and Corporate Services presents our Community Spotlight roundup of video interviews from November 2017, distributed in partnership with This is Reno.
Nevada Builders Alliance: Aaron West the CEO of the Nevada Builders Alliance discusses the industry workforce and pathways people can take to create prosperous opportunities in construction for years to come. Learn more at buildnv.org and watch the video here.
Step 2 Reno: Diaz Dixon the CEO at Step 2 Reno shares how the organization has been changing the lives of women affected by substance use disorder since 1986. With success rates significantly higher than the national average, this local nonprofit is breaking the cycle of addiction. The organization is celebrating the 25th annual Home for the Holidays event taking place on December 2, 2017. To support the organization and discover what wonderland looks like on the Step 2 campus, go to Step2Reno.org and watch the video here.
Workforce Development at EDAWN: Nancy McCormick the Senior Vice President of Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada reports that 52,400 new jobs are coming into our region by the end of 2019 and there are many resources for seekers and employers. Learn the details online at WhyReno.org and more in this video here.
Urban Roots: Fayth Ross the Executive Director at Urban Roots talks about this nonprofit organization and the programs offered to help encourage healthy eating habits and academic success for children. Learn more online at urgc.org/ and more in the video here.