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White Earth Tribal College Gets $1.5M Investment for Healthcare Workers

White Earth Tribal and Community College in Mahnomen, Minnesota, is getting $1.5 million to support healthcare workforce development.

The funds come from the Economic Development Administration and will provide mobile medical training units and related equipment to help nursing students prepare for good-paying, in-demand jobs. The investment is expected to create 44 jobs, according to grantee estimates.

“The Economic Development Administration works closely with communities to support locally driven disaster recovery and resiliency efforts,” said Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Alejandra Y. Castillo. “This investment will strengthen the regional healthcare workforce, creating new job opportunities for Tribal communities that will ensure economic benefits are shared equally throughout the region.”


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