Asylum Seeker

Back to Work: Access to opportunity for asylum seekers and the justice-involved

We share our latest job and training findings from around the country

Weekly, we post workforce pathways. Our recent finds come from Alaska, California, Indiana, Kansas, and New York.

Take a look.

From Alaska: Delta Wind reports a state-funded grant to University of Alaska Fairbanks will train 28 residents from the Tok area to work at the Kinross Manh Choh mine.

From California: Sacramento News & Review reports the  Mother Lode Workforce Development Board has opened job centers in two prisons in addition to facilitating training and certification programs.

From Indiana: Northwest Indiana Business Magazine reports a Valparaiso nonprofit is partnering with an e-waste recycling company to train people with disabilities

From Kansas: Investors Observer shares University of Kansas has launched a new online applied cybersecurity degree – which targets undergraduate transfer and degree-completion students.

From New York: WABC-TV reports New York City is prepping an asylum seeker arrival center that will offer a range of services, including job training.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.