Maine Organization Awarded $285,000 Grant for Work with Veterans

Maine

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building

~~“The Maine Department of Labor is pleased to congratulate Easterseals Maine, a member of the Veteran's Committee of the State Workforce Board (SWB), on its award of a $285,823 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced on June 28 that the Department is awarding 149 Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants, totaling $48.1 million. This funding will provide workforce reintegration services for more than over 18,000 homeless veterans….
Along with being a member of the State Workforce Boards Veterans Committee, Easterseals Maine is also a partner in the Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign, a statewide effort to commit at least 100 employers to hire at least 100 veterans and military family members during a 100-day period.”

Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Maine Department of Labor, Easterseals Maine
Date Enacted: 
07/01/2019
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