Minnesota Funding Career Training For Some Jails, Prisons
(Duluth, MN) — Minnesota is launching a new effort to help incarcerated people land a job after release. The Department of Employment and Economic Development is using ten-million dollars in federal funds to create grants for individuals interested in career pathways training and skills development. People in federal correctional facilities in Duluth, Sandstone, Rochester, and Waseca will have access to the grants starting this spring. Officials plan to expand the program over time.