Governor Cuomo Announces $2.3 Million Awarded to Train New Yorkers, Workforce Development Initiative

Press Release by the New York State Governor's Office on February 20, 2020.


"Nine New York City Businesses, Community Colleges, and Community-Based Organizations Receive Funding for Workforce Development. Awards Will Fund In-Demand Skills Training for 825 New Yorkers.


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that nine New York City-based businesses, community colleges and community-based organizations have been awarded $2.3 million as part of the state's historic $175 million Workforce Development Initiative. The grant funds through The City University of New York and the New York State Department of Labor will provide professional training to 825 New Yorkers, teaching them skills that are in demand from employers. Since launching in May 2019, nearly $9 million has been awarded through the Workforce Development Initiative, which will provide training to approximately 4,600 New Yorkers."


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