Governor Lamont Announces Proposal for Using American Rescue Plan Funds To Rebuild Connecticut’s Workforce

Governor Lamont’s proposal includes:

— $95,500,000 to reskill and upskill 9,000 displaced workers through sector-based training programs;

— $2,000,000 to provide job training and educational support to 1,000 currently or previously incarcerated youth and adults so they can find high-quality jobs aligned to the needs of employers;

—$2,000,000 to provide employment opportunities to 1,000 at-risk and disengaged youth during and beyond the summer; and

—$3,700,000 to extend the operating hours of ten Connecticut Technical Education and Career System programs so that hundreds of additional learners are served each year.

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Governor Lamont Announces Proposal for Using American Rescue Plan Funds To Rebuild Connecticut’s Workforce

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is proposing to invest $103 million in funding that Connecticut is receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act to ensure that workers whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have access to industry-aligned training pr…

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