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Back to Work: This week – fire mitigation, the marijuana industry, and skilled trades

Check out workforce pathways we found in these five states

WorkingNation is always searching for opportunities for people seeking career options. This week, we take a look at Alaska, California, Indiana, Kansas, and New York.

From Alaska: Anchorage Press reports a $9.7 million federal grant will help train a variety of workers in the health care sector.

From California: SouthTahoeNow reports programs at Lake Tahoe Community College will support students’ learning of fire mitigation and treatment work.

From Indiana: Tristate Homepage reports the Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation is bringing its construction training class to Evansville in an effort to boost that talent pipeline.

From Kansas: KWCH reports more than $2 million in federal funding will support community projects that include focus on – among other issues – job training and entrepreneurship.

From New York: Marijuana Moment reports the state has awarded funding to four community colleges to create marijuana industry job training programs.

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