U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announce this year’s YouthBuild awards today
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U.S. secretary of labor to announce awards of more than $180 million in grants to help youth with education and training
Announcement will take place June 11 at Latin American Youth Center in Washington
WASHINGTON – On June 11, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will announce this year’s YouthBuild awards of $180,203,354 million to 183 community groups at theLatin American Youth Center YouthBuild Community Charter School. The YouthBuild program assists out-of-school youth in obtaining their diplomas or GEDs while providing occupational training in the construction industry.
She will tour the Latin American Youth Center’s classrooms as well as the site’s construction lab.
WHO: U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis
D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
YouthBuild founder Dorothy Stoneman
WHAT: Award of more than $180 million in grants to 183 community groups
WHERE: Latin American Youth Center
YouthBuild Public Charter School
3014 14th St., N.W.
WHEN: Thursday, June 11
9 a.m. EDT