Larson, Blumenthal and Murphy Announce Federal Jobs Grant for the Promise Zone’s Youth

Larson, Blumenthal and Murphy Announce Federal Jobs Grant for the Promise Zone’s Youth

(Larson.house.gov, 1/19/2017)

Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Chris Murphy announced that the City of Hartford will receive a $249,375 Performance Partnership Pilot grant from the U.S. Department of Education to engage 100 youth in the North End Promise Zone. The City will work with the State of Connecticut, Capital Workforce Partners, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, and two employer partnerships—Metro Hartford Alliance for Careers in Healthcare and Advanced Manufacturing Employer Partnership—to help create career pathways for youth in the Promise Zone between the ages of 14 and 24 years old.

“Through incredible organizations like Capital Workforce Partners and CCAT and corporate partnerships with Metro Hartford Alliance and Advanced Manufacturing Employer Partnership, these young people will learn important career and personal skills to put them on a path towards success.”

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