Springfield WORKS uses grant to facilitate socioeconomic changes in the city

A Springfield business helping employers and residents navigate this new economic landscape has received a community empowerment and re-investment grant. Springfield WORKS received their second community empowerment grant in January of 2023. The group partners with local agencies to remove systemic and racial barriers and creates pathways to economic opportunity. This grant will allow them to connect the community to local resources. They work with agencies like Helix Human Services and Holyoke Community College to develop online platforms to identify different services and make referrals to partner organizations.

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