Who We Are
The Northeast Workforce Development Board (NEWDB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization responsible for operating the Public Workforce System in seven counties in northeast Oklahoma and a proud partner of the American Job Center Network. Serving seven designated rural counties in Northeast Oklahoma, our local board is charged with serving the needs of job seekers and employers alike. The Northeast Workforce Development Board has the responsibility, on the local level, to act as a convener and a collaborator and is charged with hosting community conversations to better align workforce resources in education and economic development to better understand the complexity of the regional market. The NEWDB is responsible for tapping innovation and opportunity in our service areas to drive positive social and economic change.
The NEWDB is responsible for regulating local policy development and the is the local administration of workforce activities related to services and programs funded by the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). The NEWDB was appointed by the northeast Local Elected Officials to serve as the fiscal agent.
Reinventing Our Communities Cohort Program
April 13, 2022 — The Northeast Workforce Development Board (NEWDB) is proud to announce its participation in the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s third annual Reinventing Our Communities Cohort Program. The program is focused on strengthening regional economies by addressing race-based economic inequities in rural and small urban regions across the country.
View the press release for more information.