city-ofMayor Dennis P. Williams With the Office of Economic Development Director, Jeff Flynn and the Director of Small Business Development, Denita Thomas.

The City was awarded grants totaling $110,500 to implement a job-training program, which will be administered and executed through a partnership with Delaware State University.

The Small & Minority Business Enterprise Office have led initiatives to advance technology and business development in the city of Wilmington. These grants will be used to :

  • Address business workforce needs by focusing on long-term solutions to sustained skills gaps.
  • Address the needs of workers by creating formal career paths to good jobs.
  • Foster coordination between the public and private sectors, as well as, the workforce, economic development, and education partners around the state.

To read the full article and learn more head to: wilmingtonde.gov

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