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Dwyer Workforce Development Opens Revolutionary Resource Center to Help Transform East Baltimore Community in Partnership with Southern Baptist Church

Resource Center Will Provide Jobs, Healthcare Training & Wraparound Support to Individuals Who Lack Opportunity in Underserved Area DWD is a Pivotal Tenant in New 120,000 Sq. Ft. Southern Streams Health and Wellness Center, Helping to Empower and Improve East Baltimore Community The Jack and Nancy Dwyer Workforce Development Center, Inc. (“Dwyer Workforce Development” or […]

People Are The Answer Podcast Features DWD CEO Barb Clapp

In this episode, Barb and Jeffrey discuss her career and entrepreneurial journeys, starting and growing Dwyer Workforce Development to improve senior care and provide job opportunities, including facilitating a $590 million business acquisition and conversion to non-profit, her passion for helping animals, and much more.

Sandtown Celebrates Planned Dwyer Scholar Healthcare Village

Two community partners unveiled plans Thursday for a new “healthcare village” in West Baltimore’s Sandtown neighborhood, which will include a resource center, multi-income housing, and a childcare center. The project is a partnership between the Jack and Nancy Dwyer Workforce Development Center and Resurrection Sandtown. The village will be available to participants of Dwyer Workforce Development, called “Dwyer […]

Local Nonprofit Works to Provide Healthcare Training to Undeserved Communities

If there’s one industry you don’t want to be short staffed, it’s the one saving lives. Amid a national staffing shortage in healthcare, one program hopes to boost the workforce. Dwyer Workforce Development is opening a healthcare village in Sandtown in West Baltimore. The nonprofit provides free healthcare training to undeserved communities. The Sandtown Project […]

Houston Community College Up To The Minute, Featuring Barb Clapp

Barb Clapp, CEO of Dwyer Workforce Development Center Inc., discusses HCC’s upcoming MOU signing to address a nurse shortage by training 500 nurse apprentices at Coleman. To learn more about HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences, visit https://www.hccs.edu/locations/colema…

Dwyer Workforce Development (DWD) Named Daily Record Health Care Heroes Award Winner

DWD Recognized in Community Outreach for Organizations Category The Jack and Nancy Dwyer Workforce Development Center, Inc. (“Dwyer Workforce Development” or “DWD”) is proud to announce the organization has been selected by The Daily Record as a 2023 Health Care Heroes award winner, in the community outreach for organizations category. As home to several renowned […]

Dwyer Workforce Development (DWD) Grows with Addition of Sherna’ Barksdale, MSW, LCSW-C, as Director of Case Management

The Jack and Nancy Dwyer Workforce Development Center, Inc. (“Dwyer Workforce Development” or “DWD”) today announced the addition of Sherna’ Barksdale, MSW, LCSW-C, as director of case management to the team. In her role, Sherna’ will oversee and manage all case managers; develop and implement case management programs and policies; advocate and facilitate support for […]

Dwyer Workforce Development (DWD) Names Maria Darby Chief Operating Officer

The Jack and Nancy Dwyer Workforce Development Center, Inc. (“Dwyer Workforce Development” or “DWD”) today announced the addition of Maria Darby, as chief operating officer, to the team. In her role, Maria will oversee all operations and administrative functions; collaborate with team to lead strategic planning process; drive budgeting and forecasting; and more to support […]