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Local Groups Alleviating Unemployment Concerns

 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its unemployment figures for the nation for the month of February. The January numbers showed 8.3 percent of Americans were out of work. The State of Arizona’s most recent figures are from December, and show 8.7 percent of our residents are unemployed. Coconino County’s rate was 8.5 percent, […]

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CCC Receives GED and Caregivers Grant

The Arizona Department of Education awarded Coconino Community College (CCC) an $80,000 federal grant to improve basic literacy skills, earn a GED, and obtain a Caregivers’ Certificate. CCC is one of four colleges in the state to secure the two year Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (IBEST) grant.  At least 160 students are expected […]

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Jobs Report Showing Signs of Growth

According to the latest Arizona Workforce Employment Report released last month, the percentage of unemployed Arizonans dropped from 9.3 percent in April to 9.1 percent in May – the third consecutive decrease since February, and one that brings Arizona’s unemployment in line with the rest of the nation’s. Despite the continued drop in unemployed Arizonans, Ronald […]

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County Employee Workforce Practitioner of the Year

Coconino County Career Center Director Carol Curtis is being recognized with the Workforce Practitioner of the Year award from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED).  Curtis was honored by the AAED at their annual conference in Prescott, Arizona. Curtis has worked for Coconino County for 26 years, with 17 of those years as the […]

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