"Des Moines - IWD Partners With Faith Based and Community Organizations, Open House for ICAP"


For Immediate Release: September 8, 2008
Contact: Kerry Koonce: (515) 281-9646

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Iowa Workforce Development Partners with Faith Based and
Community Organizations, Open House for Iowa Career Access Points

Des Moines – Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) has partnered with Faith Based and Community Organizations to open pilot Iowa Career Access Points (ICAP) across the state. The ICAPs create additional entrance points into the workforce system for individuals at familiar community locations. IWD will hold a Grand Opening media event on September 12th at 10:30am to showcase the Access Point supported by the Des Moines office located at 1343 13th St, Des Moines, IA 50314 at Creative Visions. During this event, attendees will learn more about future opportunities to develop Iowa Career Access Points within their communities and information about the upcoming October Workforce Conference to be held in Des Moines on October 1, 2008.

For additional information contact Dawn Thomas, (515) 244-4003 with Creative Visions. For more information on the Access Point program, contact Mike Wilkinson, Regional Manager with Iowa Workforce Development at (515) 281-9643.