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Upward Mobility

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Land That Job: Mock Job...

Location: Shawnee

Date: July 19, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Land That Job: Resume Help

Location: Norman West

Date: July 22, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Shawnee

Date: July 22, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Norman East

Date: July 24, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Norman Area Resource Fair

Location: Library Lab

Date: July 24, 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

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Build a Better Business: Small...

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: July 24, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm

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Build a Better Business: Intro...

Location: Virtual

Date: July 25, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Manage Your Money: Drop-in,...

Location: Moore

Date: July 25, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Manage Your Money: One-on-One...

Location: Moore

Date: July 25, 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

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Manage Your Money: One-on-One...

Location: Moore

Date: July 25, 2024

Time: 3:30 pm

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Land That Job: Resume Help

Location: Norman West

Date: July 29, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Norman East

Date: July 31, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Career Explorers: Tattoo Artist

Location: Norman West

Date: July 31, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm

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Disabled Veterans Outreach Program

Location: Shawnee

Date: August 7, 2024

Time: 9:00 am

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Norman East

Date: August 7, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Moore

Date: August 7, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Disabled Veterans Outreach Program

Location: Tecumseh

Date: August 14, 2024

Time: 8:30 am

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Norman East

Date: August 14, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Land That Job: Resume Basics

Location: Purcell

Date: August 15, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Norman East

Date: August 21, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Moore

Date: August 21, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Manage Your Money: Drop-in,...

Location: Moore

Date: August 22, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Manage Your Money: One-on-One...

Location: Moore

Date: August 22, 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

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Manage Your Money: One-on-One...

Location: Moore

Date: August 22, 2024

Time: 3:30 pm

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Land That Job: Drop-In Resume Help

Location: Norman East

Date: August 28, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm

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Disabled Veterans Outreach Program

Location: Shawnee

Date: September 4, 2024

Time: 9:00 am

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Manage Your Money: Investing Basics

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: September 4, 2024

Time: 6:30 pm

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Manage Your Money: Drop-in,...

Location: Moore

Date: September 26, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Manage Your Money: One-on-One...

Location: Moore

Date: September 26, 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

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Manage Your Money: One-on-One...

Location: Moore

Date: September 26, 2024

Time: 3:30 pm

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As a trusted and embedded community partner, Pioneer Library System has a history of supporting workforce development through job search assistance, business support, online high school scholarships, and skills-building resources. With a concentration on upward mobility, PLS builds upon traditional workforce development efforts by equipping people in our communities with the skills and knowledge needed to not only become gainfully employed, but to also advance and thrive in modern society. In doing so, we are expanding our upward mobility efforts to engage community members of all ages, from childhood through adulthood.

In addition to providing equitable workforce services and resources, PLS strengthens workforce development by supporting the cultivation of the critical skills needed to enhance individuals’ career opportunities and pursuits. Exposure to a diverse array of potential careers through career exploration enables community members of all ages to discover local career opportunities that align with their own interests, strengths, and values to create clearer, more attainable goals for their future. Given that 99% of businesses in Oklahoma are small businesses, many of these goals involve entrepreneurship and business support in navigating how to successfully start and maintain one’s own business. In addition to expanding career pathways, PLS also supports the development of the financial literacy skills needed to effectively manage money and create a stable foundation throughout one’s life.

PLS boosts our community’s upward mobility by empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently grow and maintain a more secure future. In doing so, PLS promotes the overall economic development and stability of our collective communities.

 

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