December 7, 2016
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U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announce this year’s YouthBuild awards today

 News Release                      

U.S. Department of Labor                                                        

Office of Public Affairs                                                              

WashingtonD.C.                                                                     Contact:  Clarisse Young          Peggy Abrahamson

Release Number: 09-675-PHI                                                  Phone:     202-693-5051          202-693-7909

 

 

 

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.

                        WashingtonD.C.

 

WHEN:            Thursday, June 11

                        9 a.m. EDT

 

 



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