Summer WEX is Underway

Young adults across our region are working through SWVA Works Youth’s Summer Work Experience (WEX) program. The program helps participants gain work experience and hands-on knowledge by placing them at local businesses. These businesses help these young adults learn how to show up to work on time and follow instructions while the businesses get the extra help […]

Re-Entry Roundtable

On March 3rd, the WDB hosted the Re-Entry Roundtable. Nearly 60 leaders from across the WDB’s service area attended the meeting to discuss ways they can partner to address the challenges that justice-system-involved individuals will face when they begin returning to our region this summer. Earlier this year, the manner in which the Virginia Department […]