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Back to Work: Short-term trainings and access to opportunity

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WorkingNation is always searching for job and training pathways. This week, we share opportunities in Arkansas, Hawaii, Maine, Virgin Islands, and Washington, D.C.

From Arkansas: Business Facilities reports manufacturer – Systems Group – is expanding its El Dorado facility and creating 60 new jobs.

From Hawaii: University of Hawaii News reports free short-term trainings in health care, technology and skilled trades are being offered through the UH community college system.

From Maine: Bangor Daily News reports a free, eight-week, commercial truck driving course is now available at Eastern Maine Community College to help alleviate the driver shortage in the area.

From Virgin Islands: The St. Thomas Source reports the Small Business Administration has announced the launch of a training for small business leaders.

From Washington, D.C.: DCist reports an initiative that pairs 200 people considered high risk for involvement in gun violence with a specialized team that can help them access city services including job training.

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

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