City of Richmond Employment and Training Department Receives Prop 39 Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Award

September 6, 2017
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On June 8, 2017, the California Workforce Development Board announced awards for Proposition 39 Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Pipeline for Ex-Offenders , a $2.85 million program to build pre-apprenticeship programs serving formerly incarcerated job-seekers with a focus on women. The City of Richmond Employment and Training Department (E&T) was one of four entities to receive a training implementation grant, in the amount of $637,500 over a period of two years. Participants in the proposed program will take part in regular cohorts of… Read More →


City of Richmond Employment and Training Department Receives Environmental Workforce Development Job Training Grant

August 7, 2017
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The City of Richmond Employment and Training Department was one of 14 organizations to receive FY 2017 Environmental Workforce Development Job Training Grants (EWDJTG) Program funding from the EPA . The $200,000 award will be used to operate an environmental job training program for residents of Richmond. The EWDJTG program is designed to help individuals learn the skills needed to secure employment in the environmental field. These grants help prepare people for green jobs that reduce environmental contamination and provide more sustainable futures for the communities most affected by solid… Read More →


City of Richmond Received Highly Competitive Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants

October 23, 2013
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The City of Richmond, California‚Äôs RichmondBUILD program staff has received notice of a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue training Richmond residents for environmental stewardship and cleanup careers. RichmondBUILD will receive one of the 16 grant awards made throughout the country. The funding will provide up to 60 Richmond residents with training and certifications in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), hazardous waste operations (HAZWOPPER), CPR… Read More →