Develop career pathways for unemployed and underemployed HUBZone residents to middle or high skilled occupations.
The Historically Underutilized Business Zones program began in 1997 with a promise of stimulating distressed communities by using federal contracting incentives to reverse unemployment, reduce poverty and create jobs.
Overall, the program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities, therefore, allowing:
Programs like the HUBZone program serve as a lifeline to distressed communities by creating much-needed jobs. Access to meaningful and sustainable employment provides a crucial pathway to independence for workers and creates an economic boost for the local community.
The HUBZone Program gives career seekers:
In the world of Workforce Development, demand for services is at an all-time high. Long-term unemployment and systemic barriers to employment continue to keep capable people out of the workforce.
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