Unemployed workers have opportunity
Mississippi community and junior colleges have joined with WIN Job Centers and Small Business Development Centers to offer free business start-up training and counseling to 1,000 out-of-work Mississippians.
“This is a one-time opportunity for out-of-work Mississippians who want to become self-employed by starting their own businesses,” said Dr. Willis Lott, Chairman of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
Interested individuals can visit the nearest WIN Job Center to sign up. Small Business Development Centers will conduct orientation workshops for entry into the program and follow-up counseling. Community and junior colleges will provide training classes.
“We must be forward thinking, creative, and innovative with our approaches to economic and community development,” said Governor Haley Barbour. “One of the most important ways we can achieve this is by promoting entrepreneurship and small business growth.”
Resources for this program come from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through a grant from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security to The Montgomery Institute.
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