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US Virgin Islands Selects ICF for $9 Million Workforce Development Contract
The Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funded program, entitled Skills for Today, will train low-to-moderate income individuals in occupations that will support recovery efforts and help spur economic development on the islands. ICF will serve as the program's project manager, providing strategic planning, stakeholder and performance management and other services.
The company will also provide access to workforce development training programs for jobseekers in entry-level construction fields, as well as incumbent worker training and registered apprenticeships in high-demand sectors such as hospitality, health care, IT and marine services.
"Building on our local partnerships with workforce, education and economic development agencies, our goal is that Skills for Today will create sustainable solutions that build resiliency," said Mark Lee, ICF executive vice president and public sector lead. "Led by ICF workforce expert and native Virgin Islander Adele Soto, this work will positively impact the lives of many
ICF has conducted workforce projects in the
ICF approaches complex workforce challenges with customized application of innovative and sustainable solutions, including job readiness assessment, work-based learning, labor market analysis and employer and community engagement. ICF is also an established leader in disaster management, providing communities with end-to-end recovery and mitigation services—from assessment to public engagement and planning through implementation.
ICF is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full- and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.
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