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The Clearinghouse of River Valley Resources – Madison Indiana

The Clearinghouse of River Valley Resources – Madison Indiana

Just a block off Main St. in Madison, Indiana is a 1950 building that once housed a car dealership. You can’t buy a car there anymore but if you’re unemployed or underemployed, you can get an enormous variety of help. It’s called the Clearinghouse and it has provided a path to a good, satisfying job for a great many people over the years. The Clearinghouse is a child of River Valley Resources, which since 1990 has sought to develop a trained and competitive workforce in the 12 county area of southeast and central Indiana. The non-profit has impacted the lives…
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Training Inc.

  Location:  Executive Director: Peggy Frame 1125 Brookside Ave, Suite 210 Indianapolis, IN 46202   Training, Inc. has been a proud part of the Indianapolis workforce landscape for 30 years.  In that time, it has provided services to more than 5000 people who are seeking jobs and to 400 employers seeking competent employees.  As a nonprofit organization, it provides a 12 week job skills training program that equips people for success both inside the training room and in life. “This e-mail [from a Training, Inc. graduate] is a note to just say thank you.  A little over 20 years ago…
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Jobs With Justice

Location: 445 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46204 JwJ is a national nonprofit organization, with an Indianapolis branch that has been in existence since 2000. Each branch is a coalition consisting of labor unions, community groups, faith-based organizations, student groups and individuals. In Indianapolis, JwJ first made news by organizing public meetings to discuss a contract dispute between union workers and management at Brylane in Fountain Square. The meetings gave workers a chance to air their grievances in a public forum attended by elected officials, community leaders and university scholars. Through public meetings like these, JwJ has been able to…
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Blue Green Alliance

Region #8 A strategic national partnership between labor unions (the “blue” in “blue-collar”) and environmental organizations (the “green”) working to expand the green economy and advance the rights of workers around the world. BlueGreenAlliance.org

Recycle Force & Work Force Inc.

RecycleForce Location:  1125 Brookside Avenue, Suite D12 Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 A cleaner environment. A stronger workforce. RecycleForce, a 501(c)3 organization, is a social enterprise offering some of the most comprehensive and innovative recycling services around while providing life-changing workforce training to formerly incarcerated individuals. Taking the electronic waste and other recyclables provided by residents and corporate partners, RecycleForce deconstructs these items, recycles the materials and disposes of the waste safely and cleanly. The scrap metals and other reusable materials collected in this process are then sold to help pay for job training programs and employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated men and women in order…
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