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  • HPOG Promising Practice: CSIU, Partnerships and Recruitment

    Published: April 4, 2018
    The act of juggling a full-time career and personal life can be overwhelming. The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) is a regional education agency servicing 11 counties in Central Pennsylvania. Through its WATCH program, funded by the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program, CSIU partners with local employers and educational facilities. The partnerships aim to set realistic expectations of what life will be like outside of a classroom.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: CAP Tulsa, 2 Generation Approach

    Published: March 30, 2018
    For some families with small children, this means compromising on education that could lead to a promising career. To this end, CAP Tulsa is looking to break the cycle of poverty by enriching the entire family with its “2Generation approach” strategy. CAP Tulsa’s Career Advance program, a “2Generation” peer-cohort approach to workforce development funded by the Health Profession Opportunity Grants program, helps adults gain certifications in the healthcare field while building a strong foundation at home. The program aims to provide the tools to sustain an income above the poverty line. It connects children and parents to high-quality services. It also creates a legacy of economic security that passes from one generation to the next.
  • HPOG Success Story: Abby at Goodwill Industries of the Valley

    Published: March 9, 2018
    Facing personal challenges is a true test of character, and that was one test Abby never failed.
  • HPOG Success Story: Faith at Community Action Project of Tulsa County, Inc.

    Published: March 1, 2018
    Faith’s unwavering belief in herself allowed her to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. Now, her engagement with HPOG allows her to start fulfilling her true potential.
  • HPOG Success Story: AB at Volunteers of America Texas

    Published: February 13, 2018
    After spending her life caring for others, AB partnered with HPOG to finally focus on herself.
  • HPOG Success Story: Josselin at Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County

    Published: February 5, 2018
    Josselin Maceda transformed the negative forces in her life into inspiration that fueled her passion to succeed. Her engagement with the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County is a true Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program success story.
  • HPOG Success Story: Angela at Central Community College

    Published: January 26, 2018
    Life leaves its marks on us; although we live with the scars, they only make us stronger.
  • HPOG Success Story: Shantia at Zepf Center

    Published: January 18, 2018
    Shantia, a young woman in Toledo, Ohio, used a Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program to help make her own luck and develop her own opportunity for a better life.
  • HPOG Program Implementation and Partners 2D Animation

    Published: January 11, 2018
    This new animation brings to life findings from the HPOG 1.0 Systems Change Analysis and Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program Evaluation.
  • HPOG Success Story: Paulette at The WorkPlace, Inc.

    Published: January 5, 2018
    Paulette Bush went through most of her life wondering just what her calling was. With the help of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program, she was able to create a career from a desire to experience something more out of life.