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Community Organizations in Houston Receive Funding through the Citi Foundation & LISC to Help Train Workers for Growing Job Sectors

Five local nonprofits will use $870,000 in grants over three years to help 1,200 displaced workers prepare for skilled positions in healthcare, construction, and manufacturing.

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$10 Million Citi Foundation-LISC Partnership Will Ready Workers for 21st-Century Jobs

An exciting new commitment from Citi Foundation will ramp up LISC’s Bridges to Career Opportunities program and help some 10,000 American workers get the training and support they need to take on quality jobs in growth industries like health care and solar energy. The funding will enable 40 community organizations across the country ...

Partners Celebrate Ribbon Cutting of Refurbished Sports Field Made Possible By NFL Grassroots & SPARK Programs

YES Prep Public Schools will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on its renovated youth sports field on Tuesday, November 13th at 5 p.m. at 6565 De Moss Drive. The sports field will accommodate practices, games and campus activities for YES Prep students as well as the broader Gulfton community.