WorkingNation looks for workforce opportunities around the country. This week our finds target incarcerated youth in California, veterans in Iowa, and health care workers in New Hampshire.
From California: Marketplace reports that the state’s incarcerated youth who have trained to fight wildfires – may find employment upon release.
From Iowa: Iowa City Press-Citizen reports a federal grant is giving a boost to Goodwill Industries of the Heartland’s efforts to get veterans into the civilian workforce.
From New Hampshire: New Hampshire Bulletin reports a plan is being implemented to support health care workers including retaining staff with wellness programs and professional mentorships.
From Oregon: Resource Recycling reports a program is training people who have had barriers to employment to work in hauling and recycling collections.
From Texas: KTSM reports El Paso Children’s Hospital has received a grant to assist with the workforce development of nursing students.
Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.