“Saffron Strand members,” the West County Times reported June 23, “gain work experience volunteering to plan and execute the nonprofit’s events, including its annual conference on homelessness, which draws experts from around the country.” In fact, when reporter Robert Rogers visited the Saffron Strand Center in Point Richmond on June 11, homeless members were preparing
Bay Area newspaper and online media source Contra Costa Times today reported on the upcoming Saffron Strand 2014 Conference, June 16-17 at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium in Richmond. The article by Robert Rogers, titled “Richmond homeless workforce conference to address employment skills,” quoted the Conference opening keynote speaker, consultant and author Dr. Ira Wolfe, and
Saffron Strand’s 2014 Conference — June 16-17 in Richmond, CA — trains participants to “retool” the homeless and those at risk of homelessness so they can re-enter the workforce for the long term. Our unique annual Conferences educate professionals, community leaders, and other stakeholders on the latest research, best practices, and examples of outstanding programs
“Our country has not experienced anything like the current upheaval in the workforce since the late Nineteenth and early 20th Centuries,” says Dr. Ira S. Wolfe, president of Success Performance Solutions and author on labor issues and workforce trends. Dr. Wolfe will keynote Saffron Strand’s Fifth Annual Homeless Workforce Conference, June 16-17 in Richmond, CA.