Seedco has been awarded $1.36 million over three years for Shelby County, Tennessee to assist those reentering the workforce from prison through the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Training to Work” program. The “Training to Work” program helps men and women enrolled in state or local work release programs gain the job skills necessary for in-demand […]
Seedco has received over $1 million in grants from the Workforce Investment Network – LWIA 13 and the Delta Regional Authority that will be used to launch two new workforce development programs in Memphis: Empower Youth, an employment training program for young people, and Seeding Entrepreneurship Across the Mid-South (SEAM), a small business incubator geared […]
Seedco is honored to have received a grant of $170,000 from The New York Community Trust (NYCT) to initiate an exciting new program, the Self-Sufficiency Project. Working with clients referred to Seedco by New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA), this innovative year-long pilot project will support a group of New York City homeless families […]
Tara Colton, former Associate Vice President for Program Development and Planning at FEGS Health & Human Services, has joined as Senior Vice President of Programs. She will bring more than 15 years of experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors, and works closely with Seedco’s leadership team to develop the programmatic vision and strategy […]
The New York Times recently published an article that included an interview from Lisa Stein, Seedco’s Vice President of Work and Family Supports. She discussed the differences between the Affordable Care Act year one and year two open enrollment. “Having some experience, some data and some time to do analysis and planning really allowed us […]
A major provider of ACA Navigator services, Seedco has operated ACA Navigator Programs in Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland and New York since 2012 In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell, Barbara Dwyer Gunn, President and CEO of Seedco made the following statement:. “Seedco has been very involved in helping thousands of Americans […]
On March 11, 2015, we hosted a SNAP/Food Stamps: Feeding Families, Feeding the Economy at Morrison & Foerster, LLP. The primary goal of the discussion was to bring more attention to the positive impact of SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-formerly Food Stamps). SNAP is widely considered to be the nation’s most important hunger prevention program, improving economic, health, and social outcomes for low-income families and communities.
Our Strong Fathers, Stronger Families Director recently spoke at the Pathways to Graduation Support Staff Professional Development Workshop (District 79) in New York City. District 79 serves over 5000 students between the ages 17-22. This district works with a high proportion of students with disabilities, ESL students, the economically disadvantaged and students who have previously […]