WorkingNation is always looking at how different parts of the country and different states are trying to get unemployed people back into the workforce. In this The Future of Work blog post, here are 8 stories about programs and initiatives in 8 states.

From Arkansas: TB&P reports the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith has extended the enrollment deadline for a program that prepares people for jobs in the region’s manufacturing sector.

From Delaware: Delaware Public Media reports launch of rapid workforce retraining program.

From Indiana: Muncie Journal reports a new campaign connects students to STEM careers.

From Kansas: Kansas City Star reports a local organization helps people with disabilities get good jobs.

From Nevada: The Progress reports the College of Southern Nevada has developed a strategic plan to expand its workforce training services.

From New York: GovTech reports the launch of a website to help job seekers access specialized training and certification programs that can help them get into new careers.

From New Hampshire: Concord Monitor reports that automotive and biomedical technology have been added to an earn-while-you-learn apprenticeship program.

From Rhode Island: WPRI reports new program connects adults to advanced job training, credential, and degree programs.

Don’t see your state here? Check out our previous The Future of Work blog posts on what states are doing to help you find work.

We’ll keep looking, so check back for more stories from around the country.

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