Goodwill Among Four Non-Profits to Run Workforce Training Center
December 16, 2016
We are proud to announce that the Economic Development Group, a non-profit comprised of Goodwill of Western New York, the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance, Catholic Charities of Buffalo, NY and the Buffalo Urban League, was named the operator of the new Workforce Training Center (WTC) to be located on Northland Avenue.The WTC will train workers for jobs in the advanced manufacturing and utilities industries enabling manufacturers to maintain or grow their workforce.
Tom Lynch, President and CEO says, “Goodwill is honored to be a member of this unique partnership of workforce development and industry organizations. Goodwill has been part of the Buffalo community for nearly 100 years providing disabled and disadvantaged individuals the opportunity to work in our manufacturing shop since the mid-1930s. We’re encouraged by the support this initiative has received and look forward to being part of the thriving manufacturing center that Northland will become. We’re also excited about the positive impact the Workforce Training Center will have on Buffalo’s East Side and the opportunities that will be afforded the residents as part of the entire Northland Corridor initiative.”