(Duluth, MN) — Minnesota is launching a new effort to help incarcerated people land a job after release. The Department of Employment and Economic Development is using ten-million dollars in federal funds to create grants for individuals interested in career pathways training and skills development. People in federal correctional facilities in Duluth, Sandstone, Rochester, and Waseca will have access to the grants starting this spring. Officials plan to expand the program over time.
Minnesota Funding Career Training For Some Jails, Prisons
By Ashley Hanley|2022-11-21T05:17:45-06:00November 21st, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!