The Hudson County/Jersey City Workforce Development Board (HCJCWDB) is one of 17 WDBs in New Jersey and one of 550+ WDBs in the country. The WDB is mandated by federal law to be the lead organization in Hudson County and Jersey City for workforce planning, to cooperate with State officials in providing business with locally-validated labor market information, and to arrange for a service delivery system that meets the workforce needs of businesses and job-seekers.
The HCJCWDB engages leaders from the private sector, public agencies, education, labor unions and community-based organization to inform Hudson County and Jersey City's workforce strategies and ensure that its efforts utilize the skilled workers of our community are aligned with employer demands.
Hudson County’s population has increased by almost 4% from 2010 (634,266 residents)1 to 2013
(660, 282 residents).
Total labor force is expected to rise over the 2010-2020 period (+6.1%). By 2020, Hudson County is projected to add 19,550 jobs an increase of 8.1%
Children ages 9-15 YRS OLD
This course offers a creative opportunity for anyone with or without experience who is interested in improving their skills in digital photography. Using any digital camera we will examine the concept of exposure, color balance, and composition, and lighting techniques. We may explore projects like macro (close-up) photography, landscape, portraiture and learn about post-production edition at the HCCC computer lab. The week includes a field trip to a local destination for an on-location photoshoot.
Dates: July 12, 13, 14 & 15, 2021
Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (1 hr. lunch included)
About the Instructor
William A. Ortega is an educator and visual artist. He received his BFA from New Jersey City University, an MFA from Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and an MPS degree in Digital Photography at the School of Visual Arts. As a first generation Latin American, through his photographic images. Ortega’s proejects are underlined with a sincere question about place, whether in its immediate physical presence by document and inspecting used items, landscapes, immediate family, ancestry and cultural racial history or its psychological impact.
Students will receive an email detailing information on accessing the live course a few days before the start of class.
Day: Monday – Thursday
Dates: July 12 – 15, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM – 4 PM (1 hr Lunch)
Instructor: William A. Ortega
Location: Journal Square Campushttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-youth-digital-photography-program-tickets-153867635239?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=post_publish&utm_content=shortLinkNewEmail
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Free classes, Pre-testing, Training & Placement. HCBT will pay for the costs of apprenticeship tests, OSHO 30 and Union initiation fees.
Learn how to design & install photovaltiac systems, calculate & perform energy conservation & analysis
As the New Jersey economy reopens, with necessary adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the WDB will play a central role in convening industry, education and labor leaders around these unforeseen issues and find funding solutions that meet the needs of the struggling workforce and small businesses. The past year has been one of rebuilding and planning. As the WDB Continues to grow, our strategy must be ambitious and resilient so that Hudson County and Jersey City’s workforce services set the bar for forward-thinking in workforce development that sustains in any economic environment.
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May 26, 2021