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Back to Work: This week – opportunities for people who have had barriers to employment

Some pathways for people who are blind, people who are incarcerated, and people who don’t have a college degree

WorkingNation is always looking for job and training opportunities around the country. Check out what we found this week.

From Georgia: WMAZ reports students from the Georgia Academy for the Blind in Macon will be given internship opportunities with Atrium Health Navicent Rehab Center.

From Kentucky: Area Development reports Ford Motor is expanding operations in Louisville leading to the creation of 500 new jobs.

From Michigan: reports an employer – Company Folders – has dropped the college degree job requirement.

From Minnesota: Valley News Live reports 10 Minnesota service providers will help people with disabilities gain access to better job opportunities.

From Washington, D.C.: Washington Post reports some people incarcerated in D.C., are learning coding from an MIT program.

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