September 04, 2012

Milwaukee work force investment group gets $1M federal grant

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $1 million grant to the YouthBuild initiative targeting young adults in central Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board and U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) recently announced. YouthBuild is a nonresidential, community-based alternative education program that offers classroom instruction and occupational skills training to at-risk individuals ages 16-to-24, according to a news release. Many program participants have been in the juvenile…

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