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Work Train

Work Train is a unique workforce platform that creates pathways for the region’s un-and underemployed residents into the pipeline of skilled labor for Central New York. Work Train fills a critical gap in the labor market by meeting employer demand for qualified workers while helping jobseekers gain the skills they need to access family-sustaining careers. 

Work Train is staffed by CenterState CEO and guided by a collaborative consisting of leaders from business, philanthropy, economic and workforce development, training and education, local government, and community-based organizations. It has been established as a National Fund for Workforce Solutions partner site (www.nfwsolutions.org) and is a recipient of a federal Social Innovation Fund grant.  Funding has also been provided by the United Way of CNY, the Allyn Foundation, the Gifford Foundation, the CNY Community Foundation, the Reisman Foundation, the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation and the New York State Assembly.


Work Train Manufacturing Program

Contact: Pascale Mevs at pmevs@centerstateceo.com