Thursday, May 9, 2019


Funding for four programs announced to help combat at-risk youth and gang violence

ALBANY – Four Hudson Valley organizations will receive a total of $1.6 million in state funds for workforce and educational development programs through the Workforce Development Demonstration Project.

Youth who are significantly behind in basic skills will receive help in obtaining their high school diploma, state equivalency credential or will be engaged in post-secondary school.

Occupational skills training will be offered in the building trades, service industry trades, information technology, health care and maintenance.

  • Rockland BOCES - $499,000
  • Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board - $410,000
  • The Chamber Foundation in Dutchess County - $332,279
  • Ulster Youthbuild - $380,600.


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