Our Purpose

Through collaboration and alignment with partner resources we will create and sustain career pathways ensuring our efforts are demand-driven and designed to meet the changing needs of business. We will act as a catalyst to build relationships between employers, job-seekers, training providers, funding resources and general or specifically targeted workforce development programs.

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Who We Serve

LATEST NEWS

Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium

NAMC has expanded the number of training partners to now include Bunker Hill Community College, Somerville and Medford Vocational High Schools. The next round of advanced manufacturing training, in conjunction with these new partners, began on January 23rd, 2017.

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Mass Talent Connect

Mass Talent Connect is a strategy targeted to serving individuals who have been unemployed for more than six months. Massachusetts, in partnership with Commonwealth Corporation, the Workforce Boards, and One-Stop Career Centers, Higher Education and other appropriate partners will work together to braid our resources to support services for long-term unemployed individuals.

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Career Academy Students Tour Local Manufacturer
A number of quality manufacturing training programs for machining and electronics are available in our area and graduates are being interviewed and hired; but the demand remains high. In order to help meet this demand, on November 10th, 2016 GLWDB and NAMC staff accompanied students and staff from the Lowell Career Academy on a tour of Excell Solutions in Billerica.

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GLWDB Quarterly Meeting
On December 9, 2016 the GLWDB held its quarterly meeting. Highlights included a special presentation by the Career Center of Lowell’s Customer-Centered Design Challenge Team. With the assistance of community partners, the Lowell team designed new ways to orient customers to the career center and improve services.

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Upcoming Events

Mar
23
Workforce Issues Committee
8:30 am - 9:30 am
GLWDB, 3rd Floor Conference Room
107 Merrimack Street Lowell, MA 01852
Mar
31
GLWDB Quarterly Meeting
7:30 am - 9:00 am
UML Innovation Hub
110 Canal Street, Lowell, MA 01852
May
25
Workforce Issues Committee
8:30 am - 9:30 am
GLWDB, 3rd Floor Conference Room
107 Merrimack Street Lowell, MA 01852
Jul
27
Workforce Issues Committee
8:30 am - 9:30 am
GLWDB, 3rd Floor Conference Room
107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Success Stories

Esther Majwega

Esther Majwega

Esther Majwega was happy to answer calls to the Mayor’s Office from citizens of Lowell; and the Mayor’s Office was happy to have her. For the second summer in a row she assisted Mayor Rodney Elliott and his aide Celine Gettings with the day-to-day operations of the fourth largest city in Massachusetts. Esther has worked... View Article