Articles and Announcements

Graduation Recognition Ceremony – July 13, 2018

Garfield Jubilee Association, Inc. YouthBuild held its Graduation Recognition Ceremony on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty.  We were pleased to have Mr. John Valverde, CEO of YouthBuild USA, Inc. and Mr. Leonard Hammonds, II, of Hammonds Initiative as keynote speakers for the commencement ceremony. 

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YouthBuild Pennsylvania Coalition Leadership Day

Pictures from the YouthBuild Pennsylvania Coalition Leadership Day…

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What people say

Dr. Howard Liebman
Smart Horizons Career OnLine Education is proud to team with GJA, the University of Pittsburgh, and the 3Rivers Workforce Investment Board to help change the lives of Pittsburgh residents through education. “It’s gratifying to work with such a well-respected group of organizations as part of this citywide collective impact initiative.
Alan Lesgold
The University of Pittsburgh is pleased to help bring this program to life, and we’re especially grateful to the 3Rivers Workforce Investment Board for funding it. The program combines strong community-based action by Garfield Jubilee with a great community college, some recent work at our University on motivation, and the major contributions of University of Pittsburgh alumnus Dr. Richard Goldman in the creation of Smart Horizons Career Online Education.
Stefani Pashman
As the leader of the area’s public workforce system, 3RWIB always seeks to bring new and innovative ways to connect people to opportunity. SHCOE works systemically with key partners to offer more young people the opportunity to earn a high school diploma. “By combining studies with the occupational skills training offered by YouthBuild, we are giving youth the solid foundation they need to build brighter careers and futures.”