Every week, WorkingNation looks for opportunities to access skills. This week, we found prep programs in Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Washington, D.C. Take a look.
From Georgia: CN County News reports Dekalb County is training its refugee population in skilled trades and energy efficiency.
From Kentucky: WLKY reports Tech Hubs – a federal program – creates partnerships with higher ed institutions and community organizations to develop new technology and create local jobs.
From Michigan: M Live reports college-bound students can take a free college prep program at Muskegon Community College this summer, earn $400, and three credits toward their degrees.
From Minnesota: Star Tribune reports the state is awarding more than $2.5 million in grants to organizations to train 500 people for tech jobs.
From Washington, D.C.: DC Style is Real reports Marriott grants more than $5 million to DC Central Kitchen to expand its culinary job training program.
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