BROWNSVILLE, RGV – An in-depth discussion on training a skilled workforce for Brownsville took place at the offices of Workforce Solutions Cameron on Friday, July 27, 2018. 

As well as a check presentation being made, a workshop was held on apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs. 

Here are Mario Lozoya’s opening remarks at the workforce development meeting:

Stakeholders included contractor organizations, trade councils, Brownsville ISD, Texas Southmost College, and Texas State Technical College.

Here is an interview the Rio Grande Guardian secured with Hernandez:

Among those participating in the discussion were Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez, Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez, Workforce Solutions Cameron executive director Pat Hobbs, Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation executive director Mario Lozoya, Brownsville businessman Mike Hernandez, and state Rep. Eddie Lucio, III.

Here are Lozoya’s concluding remarks at the workforce development meeting:

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The Rio Grande Guardian has posted three previous stories about the above workforce development meeting in Brownsville.

Click here to read the story headlined: Chavez: RGV does not have enough skilled workers for LNG

Click here to read the story headlined: New GBIC leader hits the ground running

Click here to listen to a podcast titled Rebuilding the Brownsville Workforce

Editor’s Note: The main image accompanying the above story shows businessman and Hernandez Foundation President Mike Hernandez, and Texas Workforce Commission Commissioner Julian Alvarez.