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Governor’s Workforce Board partners with local employers for the COVID-19 Response Summer Jobs Program

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) has granted federal funds to 32 employers to subsidize summer jobs for youth ages 16-24. The COVID-19 Response Summer Jobs Program, funded by the GWB and implemented by employers selected through an online application, allows youth to contribute to the COVID-19 recovery, serve their community, build workplace skills, and earn […]

Governor’s Workforce Board Approves Real Skills for Youth Grants

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) announced $2.5 million in grants to support the Real Skills for Youth program. In 2020-21, the Real Skills for Youth grants will support 19 partnerships among schools, youth-serving organizations, industry, and others to develop and implement high-quality paid work-based learning activities and work readiness programming for youth. The goal of […]

Governor’s Workforce Board Approves Real Skills for Youth Grants

CRANSTON, R.I. -The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) today announced $2.6 million in grants to support the Real Skills for Youth program. In 2019-20, the Real Skills for Youth grants will support 16 strategic partnerships between industry and education to develop and implement year-round career readiness programming for youth, including paid summer work-based learning experiences. The […]