(Washington, DC) Today, the District of Columbia Workforce Investment Council (WIC) and the Department of Employment Services (DOES), in partnership with Pepco Holdings and the University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC), will launch the DC Quick Path to Energy Program. The new workforce development training program will connect District residents to employment in the utilities industry.
What Is the WIC?
The District’s Workforce Investment Council (WIC) is a private-sector led board responsible for advising the Mayor, Council, and District government on the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of an integrated and effective workforce investment system. Members of the WIC include representatives from the private sector, local business representatives, government officials, organized labor, youth community groups, and organizations with workforce investment experience.