Washington, DC -- The Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao presented Focus: HOPE with an Exemplary Public Interest Contribution (EPIC) Award today in Washington, D.C. in recognition of its success in opening employment opportunities for minorities and women over the last 25 years.

The award is presented each year to a select few organizations that support equal employment opportunities and work with federal contractors. Since 1981 when it opened the Machinist Training Institute (MTI), Focus: HOPE has received more than $22 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Labor to support training in the areas of manufacturing, engineering...

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