LearningWorks’ YouthBuild receives $1.38 million federal grant

LearningWorks YouthBuildLW in the News

We are thrilled to announce that LearningWorks’ YouthBuild program has been awarded a $1.38 million grant through the U.S. Department of Labor.

This support, provided over the next two years, will allow us to continue providing essential educational and job training and placement services to teens and young adults throughout Southern Maine.

As the press release states, “The grants will support pre-apprenticeships that will educate and train young people, from ages 16 to 24, who are neither enrolled in school nor in the labor market for jobs in high-demand industries. These industries include the construction industry, for which YouthBuild grants will help deliver education and training to enable students to use their abilities to build or rehabilitate affordable housing in their communities for low-income or unhoused families.”

Read the full press release from the U.S. Department of Labor here: dol.gov/newsroom/releases/eta/eta20230428-0