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July 6, 2023

Workforce Development Woven Throughout EDA Investments

A strong workforce is foundational in growing the nation’s economy. The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) is proud to partner with communities and stakeholders across the country to invest federal dollars into workforce development efforts that not only meet today’s talent needs, but also builds pipelines for the jobs in industries of tomorrow and provides Americans with the dignity of work. 
  • Blog
June 28, 2023

BLOG | EDA Celebrates Pride

Pride Month — observed each June — is both a celebration of progress for LGBTQI+ rights, and an opportunity to raise awareness of persistent challenges to those rights. President Biden’s proclamation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Pride Month recognizes it as a time to “honor a movement that has grown stronger, more vibrant, and more inclusive with every passing year.”
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June 27, 2023

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.6 Million to Support Manufacturing Growth on Tribal Land in Louisiana

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million grant to the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, located in Marksville, Louisiana, for construction of a multi-enterprise manufacturing facility that will support the growth of the region’s manufacturing sector and create new jobs.
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