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City agency wins $1 million grant from U.S. Labor Dept.

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The grant from the U.S. Department of Labor is awarding $1 million to the Honolulu Department of Community Services for education and job training.

The grant announced Tuesday comes from a program called YouthBuild.

The program assists out-of-school youths obtain their diplomas or GEDS while providing occupational training in the construction industry.

Participants include individuals who have been in the juvenile justice system, aged out of foster care, dropped out of high school and others.

U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, a Democrat representing Hawaii, said he wants to support nontraditional education and eventual employment for people who haven’t been able to complete high school.

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