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Sewell to announce workforce development funding for Birmingham, Bessemer

The funding aims to provide job training and educational opportunities to at-risk youth in Birmingham and Bessemer.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell and Secretary Deb Haaland.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell will host two press conferences Monday announcing major workforce development funding that she helped secure to provide job training and educational opportunities to at-risk youth in Birmingham and Bessemer.

This funding, which was made available through the Department of Labor’s YouthBuild grant program, is part of a nationwide investment by the Biden-Harris Administration to grow America’s clean energy workforce with education and training for young adults.

Sewell will be joined by Courtney Coleman, executive director of the Bessemer Housing Authority, and Dontrelle Young-Foster, executive director of the Birmingham Housing Authority.

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