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Back to Work: Opportunities in farming, nursing, and broadband

Take a look at this week’s workforce pathway findings

WorkingNation is always searching for opportunities in the workforce. Among this week’s discoveries – programs targeting women and veterans.

From Alabama: WTVY reports a program called Operation Grow is helping veterans statewide – start farms in Alabama.

From Missouri: St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports an Illinois-based broadband service is expanding into parts of Missouri with hiring underway for sales and customer service professionals as well as service technicians.

From North Carolina: The74 reports community colleges across the state are collaborating in an effort to build up the workforce in areas that include biotech, truck driving, logistics, health care, and skilled trades.

From Oklahoma: Muskogee Phoenix reports the state legislature has approved the use of $8.8 million in ARPA funds to expand programs to combat the state’s nursing workforce shortage.

From Tennessee: The reports a nonprofit – that helps mothers and mothers-to-be – hopes to expand its services which include skills training in its in-house manufacturing program.

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