Myra Anderson is a previous award winner from The Women's Initiative "Challenge Into Change" essay competition.

What’s Happening at the Jefferson School?

The Women’s Initiative Offers “Challenge into Change” Writing Contest, Workshops The Women’s Initiative is offering two workshops to support writers entering its “Challenge into Change” writing contest. Today, from noon to 1pm, the Women’s Initiative will host a brainstorming session at its main office, located at 1101 East High Street. The second workshop will focus […]

Hollie Lee, the chief of Workforce Development Strategies in the city’s office of economic development, is enthusiastic about the positive impact former probation officer Cory Demchak can have on unemployment in his role heading up the city’s new job center. Photo: Brianna LaRocco

Charlottesville takes aim at unemployment with new job center

Charlottesville’s fight against unemployment has a new crusader in town. Seated in the city’s new Downtown Job Center, Cory Demchak can be found busily at work in his underground lair in the basement of the public library on Market Street. Demchak mans the just-opened one-stop shop for residents looking for a new job, a better […]