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Finding the Silver Lining: Tips for Childcare Providers and Educators During COVID-19

May 22nd, 2020|

John Richardson-Lauve, a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience working in the field of mental health, provides educators and childcare providers tips to finding the silver lining during a global pandemic.

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Press Releases

United Way of Southwest Virginia COVID-19 Advisory Council Announces Another Round of Funding

September 18th, 2020|

United Way of Southwest Virginia announces four communities will receive funding to support Wifi Hotspots through another round of COVID-19 Relief Funding.

United Way of Southwest Virginia and Washington County Partnership Helps Parents

September 9th, 2020|

In partnership with Washington County, United Way of Southwest Virginia will distribute funds to eligible childcare centers using a designated portion of the federal CARES Act funds in order to support childcare for school age children.

New Model United Way Begins Serving Wythe County in July

July 13th, 2020|

United Way of Southwest Virginia will expand its service area to include all of Wythe County starting July 1, providing Wythe County with new model United Way initiatives by the organization recently named one of the top 10 United Way organizations in America.

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Written Series

2018 Operation Tomorrow’s Workforce Op-Ed Series

Bridging the workforce gap

July 6th, 2018|

Each day, as President and CEO of the United Way of Southwest Virginia, I have the privilege to hear from our region’s employers, schools and local governments.

A model for the Commonwealth

July 31st, 2018|

In 1941, my father, Ben J. Davenport Sr., founded Davenport Energy, a small oil jobbership.

Using technology to connect employers to talent

August 24th, 2018|

In 1941, my father, Ben J. Davenport Sr., founded Davenport Energy, a small oil jobbership.

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2018 Operation Tomorrow’s Workforce Spotlight Series

Now hiring qualified candidates: credential alignment through partnership

September 20th, 2018|

Sometimes, all it takes to align career-learning opportunities is a simple conversation between people who care about the community and are willing to work together – proven by a new partnership between a Bristol-based manufacturer and a local high school.

2018 Week of the Young Child Series

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2017 Operation Tomorrow’s Workforce Spotlight Series

1/11: An introduction to the gap between learning and work in SWVA

April 28th, 2017|

United Way of Southwest Virginia is the leading non-profit organization in our region and serves as the backbone organization in our community.

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2017 Week of the Young Child Series

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