The Department of Labor’s TechHire program awards $4 million to Workforce Connection of Central New Mexico

TechHire New Mexico trains young adults in central New Mexico, age 17 and 29 who have a high school diploma or equivalent who have barriers to job training, employment or education. The program aims to provide job placement, customized accelerated technical training, apprenticeships, and work experience opportunities for more than 400 qualified individuals through June 2020. It is a partnership between the Workforce Connection of Central New Mexico, Central New Mexico Community College, Innovate+Educate, and the New Mexico Technology Council.