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About the WRAP Reimagine Grant
SUNY Adirondack’s Workforce Readiness Academies Program (WRAP) Reimagine Grant provides free training opportunities for residents 18 years of age and older who were impacted by COVID and are seeking occupational skills training to launch a career or switch into a high-demand industry such as IT or health care. Included in the program are customized services based on participant need, such as success coaching and career services resources. The SUNY Reimagine Workforce Preparation Training Program is fully funded by the United States Department of Education as part of an award totaling $18,067,845.02, with 0 percent financed from state and/or non-governmental sources.
Stay tuned for more information! Fall 2023 classes include Industrial Manufacturing Technician Bootcamp, Front-End Web Development and CareerStep online training programs. An IT Help Desk Bootcamp course is planned for Spring 2024.

Building a workforce

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of mid-May, New York state has an unemployment rate of 8.5 percent, among the highest in the country.
The state’s underemployed rate — those who work fewer than 35 hours a week but want to work full time and are available to do so — is 17.8 percent.