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Department of Labor Announces Awards To Support Work Programs for Rural Youth

The Department of Labor (DOL) announced $15 million in grant awards to support programs that help underserved youth in rural communities overcome barriers to educational and workforce success.
DOL’s Workforce Pathways For Youth program will administer eight grants to organizations that provide training and resources to prepare youth ages 14–21 for college and careers. Grants will prioritize rural youth, youth of color, and youth with disabilities. The grants are part of DOL’s Youth Employment Works Strategy to expand access to programs that prepare all young people for good careers. 

Submit applications by May 19. 

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Date Published: March 31, 2023