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The Commission of Indian Affairs’ Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program is the recipient of the 2021 Division of Indian and Native American Programs Grants Performance Management System (GPMS) Team Award. The award was presented to WIOA by the US Department of Labor during the 41st National Indian and Native American Employment/Public Law 102-477 Training Conference. The GPMS was designed to streamline program operations, enhancing case management documentation, employment opportunities and on-the-job training services.

This February, the NC Department of Administration celebrates Black History Month by highlighting a few of our state and nation’s “Firsts” – A spotlight on African Americans serving as “firsts” in their professions, service appointments, and artistry. Featured profiles serve as beacons of courage who are leading the way, charting new paths, proudly representing the African American community – and inspiring people everywhere.

Named as a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, the North Carolina Indian Heritage Month Celebration is one of the most anticipated festivities hosted by the NC Museum of History each year.

2020 State Employee Appreciation Day

Burning candles at nightA leader by definition is a person who commands a group, organization or country. While we’ve had many leaders both present and past, there are only a small majority that leave a legacy, a lasting mark on our nation and hearts. This year, we’ve lost many inspiring leaders from the civil rights movement to the state legislature to the US Supreme Court.

NC State SealBased on data released by the NC Department of Administration’s Council for Women and Youth Involvement, nearly 80,000 individuals sought domestic violence and sexual assault services between 2018 and 2019 in just North Carolina alone.

Make NC Count | Census.NC.Gov

National Census Day was April 1, 2020. Even though this observance falls on April Fool’s Day, the Census is no laughing matter. A lot is at stake and we need your help to Make North Carolina Count!

On January 24, state employees from across the state were encouraged to wear blue in recognition of human trafficking awareness month. Human trafficking involves the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, buying or selling of human beings for labor and services by means of force, fraud or coercion.