Employment Alliance

The goal of the employment alliance is to help provide refugees with cultural and workplace orientation, English help, and skill-building training prior to entering the workforce, as well as giving support and resources  for continuous learning after employment.

Coordinating Providers

Bureau of Refugee Services

Central Iowa Works

Evelyn K Davis Center for Working Families

Iowa Association of Business and Industry

Iowa State University-Communities Extension and Outreach

Iowa Workforce Development

ISED Ventures

Lutheran Services of Iowa--Refugee Community Services

United Way of Central Iowa

USCRI (US Committee on Refugees and Immigrants)

Employment Alliance Chair

Loren Bawn

Email
lbawn@dhs.state.ia.us

Jennifer Reha

Email
jennifer.reha@iwd.iowa.gov