MILWAUKEE — The
city of Milwaukee will receive an $8 million federal grant to help
train its residents in technology jobs.
) reports that Mayor Tom Barrett announced the award from the
Department of Labor on Monday.
The money will go
toward nonprofit organizations Employ Milwaukee and UMOS to
support information technology training at the Housing Authority
of the City of Milwaukee's new TechForce Center.
The center serves
those between the ages of 17 and 29 with a high school degree or
equivalent break employment barriers.