Obama Gives $6.2 Million Towards Minority Job Training

Gerren Keith Gaynor, News One | July 20, 2011

WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration — through the Environmental Protection Agency — awarded more than $6.2 million towards workforce development in 21 minority communities.

The investment seeks to provide underprivileged populations the same degree of protection as their wealthy counterparts.

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In addition to providing marketable skills, part of the grant funding will help place newly trained workers into available employment.  (Read more)