Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Community Colleges Receive $15 Million Federal Grant

Bay Area community colleges are getting a monetary boost from the federal government. A consortium of community colleges was recently awarded 15 million dollars from the department of labor for training displaced workers in emerging manufacturing and technology fields. In Oakland Wednesday, Congressmember Barbara Lee addressed students following a tour of a machine technology lab at Laney College - one of the grant recipients. Alex Kekauoha reports.