Workforce Development

Coahoma’s Workforce Development Center Presents Incentives to Success, I2S Program, to Clarksdale Community

The Workforce Development Center of Coahoma Community College has received a grant to open a new program called ‘Incentives to Success’—I2S. This initiative is geared toward helping its participants provide for their families with income generated from a passionate career.

Coahoma’s Workforce Development Center Presents Incentives to Success, I2S Program, to Clarksdale Community

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4057 - Melody Dixon

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Tue Nov 20, 2018

Workforce DevelopmentThe Workforce Development Center of Coahoma Community College has received a grant to open a new program called ‘Incentives to Success’—I2S. This initiative is geared toward helping its participants provide for their families with income generated from a passionate career.

Representatives from entities in the Clarksdale community became aware of the program’s offerings and spoke on how they can play a role in enhancing individuals’ participation in a Community Awareness Luncheon, which recently occurred at the Ned Gathwright Workforce Development Center located at 510 Sunbelt Drive in Clarksdale.

Marion Tutor, Ph.D., the director of the Mississippi Corridor Consortium for Itawamba Community College and I2S pathway navigator Jalisa Brunt talked on the offerings of the emerging initiative. Brunt shared with attendees that the grant has already aided participants and will continue to assist others in financially leading a life of sustenance.

Community leaders who were in attendance included Coahoma County tax assessor Hattie Shivers, Coahoma County domestic violence coordinator Tasha Tucker, Coahoma County Department of Human Services director Mentie Harris, On-the-Job Training Contract Writer for Clarksdale’s Win Job Center Zakeena Brunt and regional coordinator of Clarksdale’s Families First Resource Center, Carolyn Quinn.