Governor Cuomo Announces 14 Programs to Receive $5.5 Million to Help At-Risk Youth and Combat Gang Violence

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 14:58

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced 14 programs that provide at-risk youth with alternatives to gang involvement will receive $5.5 million in funding for workforce and educational development programs across the state 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. Governor Cuomo announced this program in his 2019 State of the State address.

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