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New initiative to help Hoosiers economically recover

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Governor Eric Holcomb announced a new program today that will help residents, communities and businesses get back to work and provide Hoosiers resources that can help people move forward during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It's called the "Rapid Recovery for a Better Future."

It will help individuals with securing a job, assess and grow their skills and get the support they need to get back on their feet.

The Rapid Recover initiative focuses on helping Hoosiers learn about connect to relevant, simple and real-time job, career and educational resources and funding for personal advancement. 

YourNextStepIn.org gives Indiana residents connections and one-on-one support at the touch of their fingertips.

Federal funding through the CARES Act will give $50 million into the new initiative to help pay for short-term education and training opportunities through the Workforce Ready Grant and the Employer Training Grant, as well as expanded career coaching and navigation for those who need help figuring out their next steps in their careers.

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