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Maximizing Discretionary Dollars: How the Governor's WIOA Discretionary Fund Can Serve Adults and Youth Facing Barriers to Employment

by Melissa Young

Oct 20, 2015

State Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Governor's discretionary funds can be used to expand access to employment, training, education, and support services for adults and youth facing barriers to employment. Here are some ideas for how your state can maximize the use of these funds to support low-income individuals facing barriers to employment in your state.