The new funding is part of a
FCCAA will leverage the Bridges initiative to work with local partners like
"A bridge to nursing services careers provides pathways for a large number of employees living throughout
FCCAA is among 40 community-based nonprofits nationwide to be awarded funding through this program (a full listing of participating organizations can be found here.)
The majority of people who enter the Bridges program are either unemployed or working in minimum wage jobs and testing at a 6th-8th grade education level. After Bridges, more than three-quarters of participants move on to occupational skills training and 64 percent achieve industry-recognized credentials—opening doors to living wage jobs they would not otherwise be able to access and putting them on career pathways with the opportunity for ongoing advancement. In the last two years alone, more than 3,000 training participants across the country have been placed in jobs.
"We are pleased to be awarded this funding, which will allow FCCAA to grow our Bridges program efforts and increase employment opportunities for individuals pursuing careers in nursing services," said
With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families. Since 1979, LISC has invested
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