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City of Richmond selected to participate in National League of Cities workforce support initiative

The City of Richmond has been selected to participate in the National League of Cities’ 18-month technical assistance initiative, Cities Addressing Basic Needs to Promote Postsecondary and Workforce Success .   As part of the program, the National League of Cities, with generous support from the Kresge Foundation, will offer technical assistance to support the City of Richmond’s efforts to build strong and equitable pathways to postsecondary and workforce success. The initiative focuses on removing barriers to success after high school, such as a lack of food, housing, childcare or transportation, which too often get in the way of obtaining postsecondary degrees or certificates. Richmond’s multi-sector city team, which includes leadership from ChamberRVA, Reynolds Community College, and the Office of Mayor Levar M. Stoney, will receive targeted support to implement policies, practices and programs to remove such barriers. That support will include ongoing technical assis