Announcements

View the announcements listings below to stay connected with updates on YouthBuild programs, news of workforce development, and changes to this site's content.

All Announcements

  • National Apprenticeship Week
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 10/19/2017

    Mark your calendars for November 13 - 19, 2017 as we will celebrate the third annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW).  

  • Chat
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 10/18/2017

    The DOL YouthBuild Community of Practice knows you've been in love with WorkforceGPS for a while now, and things are getting pretty serious.  That's why we're excited to help you take things to the next level and introduce you to Chat.

  • YouthBuild Students Building
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 10/16/2017

    The revision of the Construction Handbook was done to ensure that DOL YouthBuild Grantees have the most relevant and up-to-date information in hand for sustaining a well-managed and compliant work site. 

  • DOL YouthBuild Resource Image
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 9/13/2017

    When he wasn’t studying for the high school diploma he’ll get next Friday, 17-year-old Alvaro Soria of Toppenish was helping build a home for Habitat for Humanity. The work is part of the YouthBuild program, which provides job training in construction for Lower Yakima Valley youths ages 16 to 24. For Soria, it’s one step toward his career goal: becoming an electrician after attending Perry Technical Institute.

  • DOL YouthBuild Resource Image
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 9/5/2017

    Two students from Randolph County Housing Authority (YouthBuild North Central in Elkins) have been elected to the program's National Young Leaders Council.

  • Announcement Default Image
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 8/24/2017

    The Disconnect: America's Youth Crisis, Part 3 - Program Aims to Empower Disconnected Youth in Rural Communities

  • DOL YouthBuild Resource Image
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 8/16/2017

    It takes just a minute, and will give you the opportunity to network with your peers, reconnect with someone you met at a conference, or ask questions of an expert.

  • DOL YouthBuild Logo
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 6/5/2017

    While college remains a goal for many, advocates are pushing other options that provide youth, such as Soria, experience and credentials for high-demand jobs.They include everything from short-term certificate programs to structured apprenticeships from institutions, such as the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Yakima Valley Community College and Perry Technical Institute

  • Announcement Default Image
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 5/2/2017

    The #Gen2GenSummer Challenge is part of Encore.org’s Generation to Generation campaign, a national effort to inspire adults over 50 to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth.

  • DOL YouthBuild Resource Image
    YouthBuild
    Posted On: 3/15/2017

    The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of grant funding to support and expand YouthBuild programs nationwide.