Ten states are piloting three-year, employment and training projects focused on helping people receiving Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits find jobs and work toward self-sufficiency, using $200 million provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the 2014 Farm Bill. The pilot projects are in California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington. The employment and training programs by state are as follows:
California – The County of Fresno Department of Social Services will build on an existing program called the Fresno Bridge Academy to offer multiple career-driven services.
Delaware – The . . .