Investing in communities and workers
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Did you miss key news from Commerce this week? Each week, we recap the latest U.S. Department of Commerce highlights spanning a wide range of issues promoting job creation and economic growth, programs, and events in one blog post.
Here are the key moments from Commerce: This Week:
Last week, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross joined Advisor to the President IvankaTrump in hosting the 4th meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board at the Indiana Women's Prison to highlight a workforce development program called “The Last Mile,” which teaches inmates coding skills.
“This is a very important initiative, not only from a workforce development point of view but