Have you heard of Future Ready Oregon 2022 (SB 1545)? If not, you soon will. Future Ready Oregon 2022 was just approved and is heading to Governor Kate Brown’s office for signature. It has $200 million that will particularly focus on opportunities for historically underserved communities, including adult learners, dislocated workers, people of color, women, people with low incomes, rural communities, and disconnected youth. It will include:
- Increased investments to existing programs with proven track records of success,
- Establishing new competitive Workforce Readiness Grants for new and innovative education and training opportunities, and
- Providing direct financial benefits to individuals to remove barriers to accessing opportunities.
For complete details, please go to this link Future Ready Oregon 2022 12.06.2021 FINAL.pdf