Secretary Solis will announce total of $225 million nationwide in health care training grants
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will announce the release of more than $225 million in
health care and high growth training grants funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) will participate in the call, which includes the announcement of a
grant of $4.9 million for the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) to train workers
in the health care field.
These grants will allow community colleges, community-based organizations, state workforce agencies and other public entities to deliver training that leads to employment in a range of health care fields and other growing industries.
WHO: U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and Maryland Senator Benjamin L.
WHAT: Press teleconference to announce health care and high growth grants, as authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Remarks to be followed by question-and-answer session
HOW: Call-in number: 888-324-0798
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 12
1:45 to 2:30 p.m. EST