Mike Thompson announces over $665,000 in funding for Touro’s training program

Vallejo Times Herald
January 11, 2022

Rep. Mike Thompson, D. St. Helena, announced Tuesday a $665,256 grant for Touro University’s Resiliency Workforce Training Program.

This funding will help Touro support and train health care and public safety workers who have been on the front lines of the pandemic.

“As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, getting people back on the job must be a top priority,” Thompson said in a news release. “By investing in workforce training programs, we can prepare workers for careers in new and high-demand fields while ensuring that we’re addressing pandemic burnout. This grant will help Touro support our health care and public safety workers and ensure that they have a safe and secure space to learn how to protect our communities.”

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