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Middle Peninsula RACE helps prepare people for job market

Having the desire to work does not guarantee employment opportunities. For many people, a lack of education credentials, prior legal issues, or an absence of “soft skills” can (and often does) prevent employers from wanting to hire.

For adults in this position, Middle Peninsula Regional Adult and Career Education (RACE) offers programs to help prepare them to attain the credentials and skills to match their desire to compete in the job market.

“People need to be competitive,” said RACE regional program manager Danielle Robinson. “They need to be able to read with understanding, communicate information effectively, use technology, and take responsibility for their own continuous learning.”

RACE focuses on helping adults acquire the skills they need to meet employment and career goals. Courses in literacy, career pathways and skills, as well as classes to attain a GED are all offered free of charge. 

The programs are funded through grants and ...

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