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Opportunity Near You: Georgia entertainment, and Montana teachers and childcare

WorkingNation shares its findings for workforce pathways around the nation

This week, Minnesota funds training for hundreds of workers, Puerto Rico offers financial training, and paid access to commercial driver licenses in Rhode Island. Check it out.

From Georgia: reports the Georgia Film Academy is connected to more than 30 Georgia schools and colleges to help train students for behind-the-camera positions in the entertainment industry.

From Minnesota: KIMT reports 84 employers are sharing more than $5 million in state grant monies to help fund training for 958 employees for high-demand jobs.

From Montana: Route Fifty reports a rural district is addressing its teacher shortage by opening an onsite daycare center.

From Puerto Rico: The News Journal reports Walmart Puerto Rico has launched a new financial training initiative “to promote greater economic well-being and a better quality of life for the community.”

From Rhode Island: Rhode Island Current reports the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is actively recruiting drivers – by paying for them to obtain their CDLs.

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