Newark Workforce Development Board, Inc.
The Newark Workforce Development Board, Inc. (NWDB) is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization created pursuant to the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). Incorporated in 2002 the NWDB, through WIA and the New Jersey Unified Plan, is responsible for system-wide operational planning, policy development and strategic analysis in the local Newark workforce investment area, including:
- Partnering with state and local elected officials
- Oversight of Workforce Investment Act funds
- Newark One-Stop Career Center development and oversight
The NWDB's Mission is to create a progressive and innovative workforce development system that effectively leverages community assets to ensure the success of Newark businesses and residents.