Vice President Pence, Ivanka Trump to visit Jacksonville Friday

Operation New Hope to be highlighted as example of workforce development

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Vice President Mike Pence announced Wednesday on Twitter that he and the president's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, will visit a work program in Jacksonville on Friday.

Details are not yet available, but Pence said they will visit Operation New Hope to highlight its program that gets ex-inmates back into the workforce. They will then tour Miller Electric and deliver remarks to its employees and invited guests.

"They will highlight private sector engagement in expanding workforce development and apprenticeship opportunities for all Americans – a key component of the Trump Administration’s “Pledge to America’s Workers," a White House release said.

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visited Operation New Hope in March 2018.

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