Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Green Jobs

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing today on Empowering Workers to Rebuild America’s Economy and Longer-Term Competitiveness: Green Skills Training for Workers. As the focus on Green Jobs continues, community colleges' role in this sector is growing. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a former community college trustee, testified at the hearing. Additionally, Dr. Lee D. Lambert, President, Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA appeared before the committee with a former student from Shoreline.

The hearing and the individual speeches can be viewed at: http://help.senate.gov/Hearings/2009_04_21/2009_04_21.html

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