Project QUEST a worthy investment for city

Originally published in My San Antonio by O. Ricardo Pimentel I wish the San Antonio City Council could have heard her speech. Amira Dadzie came from Ghana to the United States in 2002 with her husband Steven and two children. She worked…

Jobs Going Begging in Some Fields

Originally published in CNN by Sheila Maguire NEW YORK (CNN) -- As President-elect Barack Obama plans for his administration, the economy tops his list of priorities. The Dow has been down, unemployment rates are soaring, and companies announce…

Project QUEST Workforce-Training Program Receives Grant

Originally published by AT&T The AT&T Foundation today announced a $50,000 grant to Project QUEST to further its mission of serving both the community and local businesses through skill training and job preparation. Project QUEST…
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Project QUEST Receives Innovations in American Government Award, Ash Institute

The Innovations in American Government Awards program was founded in 1985 through a partnership between the Ford Foundation and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The program’s mission is to recognize, promote,…
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San Antonio's Quest

Originally published in the Austin American-Statesman by Bill Hobby We’ve read a lot about job training programs that don’t work. This is about one that does. With manufacturing jobs migrating offshore at a rapid rate, structural unemployment…