Week of July 4, 2010
Quote of the Week:
Governor Deval Patrick, on Learn at Work, an on the job training program which received a $2 million stimulus funded grant to provide workplace educational services to low-literacy and low English proficiency workers.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"I couldn't get a job in my field until I got this opportunity."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Providing the Ability to Help Those in Need: The Power of Stimulus Read more
$45 mil stimulus award to MA to expand broadband access
Massachusetts has been awarded $45 million in stimulus funding to expand broadband access in Western and North-Central Massachusetts. The funding was awarded to the Massachusetts Broadband Institute, a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, through the second round of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Broadband Technology Opportunities Program. The state will be providing $26 million in matching funds. Read more and don't miss The Boston Globe's coverage of the award.
Stimulus Stories: A place to heal and call home gets help from stimulus
The Pilot House is a homeless shelter and therapeutic program for people who have been chronically homeless and struggle with addiction. The program received a stimulus award which it used to hire an employment, training and education case manager. That, says many of the House's residents, has made all the difference. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Grant Coordinator - Bristol Workforce Investment Board
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Northampton Housing Authority - Building Project
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