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YouthBuildPosted On: 9/13/2016
Construction program for at-risk youth builds home for woman, sons Isabella Rodriguez stopped going to class regularly in middle school. Education was secondary to family drama, and things got worse when she started hanging out with the wrong crowd. Although she tried different programs to get back on track, none of them panned out. When the 22-year-old got involved with YouthBuild Vancouver, something finally clicked.
YouthBuildPosted On: 8/1/2016
Below are two videos that highlights Opportunities Long Island YouthBuild. It's a successful outreach and training program that provides access to high-quality careers in the unionized construction industry to qualified individuals in low-income communities.
YouthBuildPosted On: 7/18/2016
Keyeria Ray was expelled from her high school, and since then, she has struggled to get back on track. That is until a program by the Spartanburg Housing Authority came to her rescue. It's called YouthBuild, and it is transforming the lives of youth ages 16 to 24 who did not finish high school. "There comes a time in life you have to change," said Ray. She's aiming toward getting her GED, going to college, and pursuing a nursing degree.
YouthBuildPosted On: 7/8/2016
You're Invited to the Event - WIOA at Year Two: Continuing the Conversation Six months after the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) National Convening, and only weeks after WIOA Final Rules were made publicly available, leaders from Federal agencies—U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services—will reconvene to celebrate the two-year anniversary of WIOA.
YouthBuildPosted On: 6/23/2016
Meeting Description: Join us for this webinar to learn how partnerships between Summer Youth Employment Programs and Summer Food Service Program sites/sponsors enhance opportunities for youth that are 18 years old and younger!
YouthBuildPosted On: 6/22/2016
If your program has any youth who are interested in social justice, activism, and film making, please share this fellowship opportunity with them. Please see below for more details and please note that the fellowship is located in Culver City, CA.
YouthBuildPosted On: 6/17/2016
YouthBuildPosted On: 6/7/2016
Terrance Davenport has experienced first-hand the support Bi-Cap’s YouthBuild offers and couldn’t have been more excited Friday to show of the program’s new facility.
YouthBuildPosted On: 5/17/2016
Working on the YouthBuild USA program is the favorite part of Felicia Melvin’s job. “I love YouthBuild,” said Melvin, communications specialist at Saint-Gobain North America, a major building products company whose operations include Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics in Solon, Ohio.
YouthBuildPosted On: 5/2/2016
Labor Department to connect young workers with paid construction internships. Youth ages 18 to 24 years old may be eligible for free training in the construction industry in a session beginning May 23, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.