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GSU, SSC included in state’s $20M equitable workforce program

Governors State University and South Suburban College are among organizations receiving state  workforce development funding.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced this week that $20 million would be distributed among 44 community-based organizations to provided training and wrap-around services that will bolster equitable workforce recovery for those struggling to gain meaningful employment. 

GSU is slated to receive $450,000, and SSC will receive $130,000.

Through the Job Training and Economic Development Program (JTED) grants the organizations will be able to serve more than 2,500 individuals, with a special training . . .

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