Monday Night Talk 1-26-2015 featuring Fernando Martinez, from English For New Bostonians

January 27, 2015 @ 11:44 pm

Fernando Martinez, Operations and Outreach Coordinator with English for New Bostonians-English Works Campaign is a guest on this episode of Monday Night Talk!!! A partnership consisting of Metro South Chamber of Commerce, Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board, CareerWorks Career Centers, Massasoit Community College, and English for New Bostonians’ English Works Campaign is hosting a free information session for businesses in the Brockton, Bridgewater, Easton, and surrounding areas on the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund Program on Thursday, January 29th. The Workforce Training Fund Program is a pool of money that, according to the Massachusetts Department of Labor’s website, “provide[s] resources to Massachusetts businesses and workers to train current and newly hired employees.” Any business that pays into the Commonwealth’s Unemployment Insurance system is eligible to receive Workforce Training Fund dollars to train their incumbent workers, and those eligible are especially encouraged to attend. Attendees will learn from a representative from the MA Department of Labor about different types of grants available.  They will also discuss eligibility requirements for those who wish to apply for WTFP monies, as well as application pointers and tips. Grants from the Workforce Training Fund Program have been used to train workers in a wide variety of needs, including English language training, new manufacturing production methods, supervisory and leadership skills, and many other topics.The free forum will be held on Thursday, January 29th at the offices of Metro South Chamber of Commerce at 60 School St., Brockton, and will run from 9:00 to 11:00am.  Interested parties should contact Fernando Martinez at (617) 982-6864 or Do you have an topic for a future show or info on an upcoming community event? Email us at or "like" and post a comment on our Facebook page: If you're a fan of the show and enjoy our segments, you can either download your favorite segment from this site or subscribe to our podcasts through iTunes today!  © Monday Night Talk with Kevin Tocci - 2015. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from the show host and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

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