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Back to Work: Hospitality, tech, and college prep

Check out some workforce-related educational opportunities from around the country

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.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.