US Department of Labor Awards Over Five Million Dollars For Illinois Youth Non-Profits.

Feb 12, 2019

Five Illinois non-profits who help at risk youth with education, vocational and job-skills, will be benefitting from a recently announced grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's YouthBuild program.

In a recent joint news release, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)  announced that $5,370,255 will be distributed among five Illinois non-profits.

Spero Family Services, based in Mt. Vernon, will receive  #1,100,000.  Spero Community Services Director, Mandy Bernard says the money will dramatically help more than 60 young people with their High School Diploma and Vocational Training.

To learn more about the U.S. Department of Labor's YouthBuild program visit:  https://www.youthbuild.org/

For more information about Spero Family Services, browse to: https://sperofs.org/