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ODU professor says younger people are leaving Hampton Roads for better-paying jobs

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Though more people are working in Virginia, the Commonwealth is being outperformed by neighboring states as younger people are leaving the Hampton Roads region, according to a new report out of Old Dominion University. “There is…

BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION AWARDS NEARLY $94M TO TRAIN, PREPARE DIVERSE WORKFORCE FOR GOOD JOBS CREATED BY ‘INVESTING IN AMERICA’ AGENDA

Readying workers for infrastructure jobs, including union jobs, in 25 states, District of Columbia WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of nearly $94 million in grants to support 34 public-private partnerships to provide worker-centered sector strategy…

Hampton Roads Workforce Council Receives $14 Million from U.S. Department of Defense to Bolster Maritime Workforce

Funding to support regional workforce initiatives related to U.S. Navy’s Submarine Industrial Base Norfolk, VA — December 7, 2023— The Hampton Roads Workforce Council, in collaboration with Newport News Shipbuilding and a host of local maritime industry businesses and training…

Empowering the Next Generation: GLOW Program Students Explore Renewable Energy with the Hampton Roads Workforce Council at Centura College

Centura College’s Norfolk campus recently hosted sixty-four students from the Girls Lead Offshore Wind (GLOW) program, accompanied by staff from the Hampton Roads Workforce Council. The purpose of their visit was to explore Centura College’s Wind Turbine Program and engage…