About Colorado: Four Corners Region
The Four Corners region gets its name from the point at which southwestern Colorado meets the corners of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. The Four Corners region has much to offer. Popular attractions in the area include: Mesa Verde National Park, Chimney Rock National Monument, the Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Train and Durango Mountain Ski Resort. The mountains surrounding Durango make it a popular location for outdoor enthusiasts, featuring mountain biking, hiking, fishing and camping.
Workforce Training and Educational Resources
The organizations and resources listed below could help you return to the job market or gain new skills to make you more qualified for jobs in the 21st century economy.
Register with the Colorado Workforce Center nearest you. Here are the Workforce Centers in Southwest Colorado:
If you need any additional job training or if you are a veteran, Workforce Center staff will connect you the La Plata County Veterans Service Office, 1970 E. Third Ave, 970-759-0117.
For opportunities to improve your education, the Four Corners region is home to Fort Lewis College and Southwest Community College. They offer two- and four-year degree programs in technical and academic fields that can make you more competitive in today's economy. Each of these campuses offers night classes and flexible schedules, as well as staff to help determine if you might be eligible for financial aid.
Still need help? Feel free to contact my Four Corners regional office: 970-247-1047
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Coloradans agree that no one should have to ask their boss for a permission slip to access critical health services — birth control or otherwise. But just over two weeks ago, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5 to 4 decision, turned back the clock on decades of progress toward gender equality by deciding to allow the vast majority of employers to refuse to cover contraception as part of employees’ health insurance policies.
Friday, July 4, 2014
Each July, Americans come together to celebrate Independence Day and the founding of our great nation. With fireworks, barbecues, baseball and more, we honor and recognize our founding fathers and all Americans who have made the freedoms we enjoy possible.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
President John F. Kennedy famously said that when the rights of one are threatened, the rights of all are diminished. Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 — our nation’s landmark legislation outlawing discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin — these words continue to ring true.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Declaration of Independence states that "all men are created equal." That is at the heart of what it means to be an American. Indeed, our history — in Colorado and across the United States — is filled with the names of men and women who have fought over the centuries to build a more perfect union.