Author: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.

Forsyth Works Brings Workforce Resources to Employers and Job Seekers

We are excited to announce Forsyth Works – an online platform where job seekers and employers can access workforce information from a variety of sources all in one unified resource: www.ForsythWorksNC.com. This workforce hub is launching in Forsyth County through a collaborative effort by Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., Forsyth Technical Community College, Goodwill Industries of Northwest… Read More »

ForsythRides to Offer Job-Related Rides for Free

The new ForsythRides program will provide no-cost rides to Forsyth residents for employment related travel.  The program provides transportation to work, skills training, job fairs, interviews, GED classes, and taking children to childcare for working parents. Rides must originate in Forsyth County and be employment-related. Residents can apply for a ride at www.ForsythRides.com or by… Read More »

Forsyth Technical Community College Recognized by Achieving the Dream as a 2024 Leader College

Forsyth Technical Community College announced that it has been designated a Leader College by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing community colleges as hubs of equity and economic mobility in their communities. “We are honored to be among one of ten Leader Colleges this year, and grateful that our work to… Read More »

New Online Resource Empowers Winston-Salem’s Hispanic Community

A groundbreaking online platform, designed to empower and uplift Winston-Salem’s Hispanic community, has been launched. In the same way as a butterfly, Proyecto Mariposa spreads its wings to take off, providing a wealth of resources, information, alerts, and educational opportunities in Spanish.  “Proyecto Mariposa is a beacon of hope and progress for our vibrant Hispanic community,”… Read More »

WS/FCS Recognized for Significant Post-Pandemic Gains

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is included in a new study on how school districts across the country are recovering from the pandemic and is among those showing significant gains since 2020. Researchers from Harvard and Stanford Universities released the national data set and overall, WS/FCS was among the fastest recovering districts and among the best in… Read More »

Eleven Organizations Receive Grants to Support Local Entrepreneurship Growth

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to announce that 11 local organizations have received a total of $100,000 in grants to support entrepreneurial programming. Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. received funding to facilitate the ESO Development Fund, which supports Winston-Salem based Entrepreneurial Support Organizations whose core functions cater to Winston-Salem based early-stage companies.   The inaugural recipients are: Center… Read More »

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