Workforce Recovery Program

Idea Category: Jobs and Entrepreneurship, Safety Net

This week, NewDEAL Leader San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced a new partnership with local workforce development agencies to offer jobs training and education to residents of his city who have been most negatively impacted by the pandemic, all at no cost. The program hopes to serve 10,000 residents by this time next year. “The City of San Antonio is committed to helping out our most vulnerable residents recover from the economic effects of the pandemic,” Nirenberg said, “and we can do this best by providing them with training and educational opportunities, so they can get back to work quickly and benefit from a brighter career outlook.” Read the city’s release here.

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