Opportunity Near You: Forklift training, highway construction, and access to financial literacy

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WorkingNation is always on the hunt for opportunities to land in the workforce. This week we highlight what we found in California, Missouri, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and South Dakota.

Take a look.

From California: Sierra Sun Times reports California is making investments to help farmworkers learn new skills within, as well as outside, the agriculture industry.

From Missouri: KFVS reports a United Way initiative helps entry-level workers with transportation and financial literacy in an effort to support their success in the workforce.

From New Hampshire: New Hampshire Bulletin reports federal funds aim to get more women and people of color working in highway construction.

From South Carolina: WXII reports Second Harvest Food Bank has partnered with Goodwill Industries and Forsyth Technical Community College to provide a 12-week course on forklift training and warehouse operations.

From South Dakota: Moody County Enterprise reports applications are n being accepted for the South Dakota State University Extension Master Gardener and Home Horticulture training course.

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