Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program Celebrates Students' Success
One of the reasons I come into work every day is because I want to help more Americans find a path to prosperity. One of my programs that is doing that is the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program. Recently, I was encouraged to learn that through that program more than 10,000 students have completed health care occupational training programs and have taken a big step toward a good paying job.
I’d like to share a video that shows the faces and experiences of many HPOG participants and their families. It’s called “A Day in the Life” because on April 25, 2013, more than 50 HPOG participants took pictures from the time they got up in the morning until they went to bed that night.
Join me in celebrating 10,000 students who have completed training and are one step closer to a career in the health sector. Enjoy the video and learn more about HPOG.
Prior to joining ACF's Office of Familiy Assistance, Earl Johnson was senior Policy Advisor to Oakland, California Mayor Ron Dellums, where he was responsible for helping set policy and program goals for the city in the areas of workforce, health and urban affairs. He also worked with the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships on fatherhood initiatives.