NARC Advocates for Job Training and Workforce Programs

NARC participates in the Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce coalition, a collection of national organizations that advocate for federal investment in skills-building programs to improve our national workforce. On Friday the coalition submitted a letter to the chairman and ranking members on the Senate Appropriations Committee urging them to pass a Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill that would fund job training and adult education programs at current funding levels or higher. Emphasis was placed on saving the programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which the House cut drastically in their appropriations proposals. NARC and the coalition will soon be following up with a visit to appropriations committee members on the Hill, to stand up for the workforce programs important to the growth of our regions.

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