JWCC gets big boost from Illinois Department of Labor

John Wood Community College received $2 million from the Illinois Department of Labor.

John Wood Community College is receiving a big chunk of change from the Illinois Department of Labor .

The college was awarded more than $2 million through the the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training program.

The program is geared towards creating and expanding partnerships between community colleges and businesses to educate and train workers with the skills employers need.

More than $8 million was awarded to four colleges and universities throughout Illinois.