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Grant helps low-income families with job training

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority will get a $54,000 grant from HUD to provide low-income people with the necessary on-the-job training to put them on a path toward self-sufficiency. The announcement was made today by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan.

The grant allows public housing agencies like GHURA to work with welfare agencies, schools, businesses, and other local partners to develop a comprehensive program to help participating individuals develop the skills and experience to enable them to obtain jobs that pay a living wage.

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