Tag: Apprenticeships

Inside The Pre-Apprenticeship Program That’s Poised To Transform Lives In LIC
Building Trades, Education, Features, headline, New York

Inside The Pre-Apprenticeship Program That’s Poised To Transform Lives In LIC

Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a series looking at ongoing efforts to launch a new pre-apprenticeship program based in Queensbridge, Long Island City.  New York, NY – Ask 696 Build Queensbridge Founder and Director K. Bain what’s the biggest threat facing kids today, growing up in the often dangerous Long Island City community,…

Apprentice Training: It Works
Building Trades, Education, Features, New York

Apprentice Training: It Works

New York, NY –  “One of my goals is to get everybody together; a lot of people think the unions are hard to get into,” Ironworkers Local 197 Apprentice Erick Garay tells LaboPress. “But I want people to realize — I’m Hispanic. I’m 36-years-old, and I made it — you can, too.”