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MVWIV Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment BoardOUR VISION
Employers and residents in the region have a
foundation from which they have the opportunity to
achieve sustained economic growth and prosperity.


Youth Programs

  • Teacher Externship Program 2010
  • Northeast Regional Youth Summit
  • P21
    • NECC Pathways
    • Youth Homelessness Sumit & White Papaer
  • Connecting Activities
  • Summer Jobs for Youth 2010
  • Transitional Information Fair
  • New Youth Programs /Initiatives


Northeast Region Youth Summit

Andrew M. Sum, Professor of Economics at Northeastern University presented current data on Youth Indicators to more than 200 attendees

  • Summit Highlights
  • Dr. Josephine Modica-Napolitano Merrimack College
  • US Representative John Tierney, remarks via video
  • Remarks from Joe Bevilacqua, Chair, MVWIB
  • Remarks from Secretary of Labor and Workforce   Development, Suzanne Bump



  • Outcomes include increased communication and collaboration between NECC, VWCC, the WIB, vendors, customers and providers, which facilitated easier and clearer ways to work with transitioning youth and with each other.
  • Two Education Counselors from NECC were co-located at ValleyWorks Career Center.
  • NECC developed Career Pathway Maps to provide visual information about program entry points.
  • NECC offered professional development workshops for providers.