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Youth Build Fall Classes Start September 2022. Contact us today! 412-665-5206
Garfield Jubilee Association, Inc. provides driver’s license training to YouthBuild students. With a small grant from 84 Lumber, the Garfield Jubilee YouthBuild Program was able to provide drivers’ education to 5 students. The students will receive 4 driving lessons from Kennedy Driving School. After completion of the training, the students will be prepared to take the driver’s test. To date, 2 students have passed the driver’s test and the remaining three are obtaining their permits. The driver’s education removes the obstacles of students entering the construction. The driver’s education came out of the Garfield Jubilee Workforce Development Advisory Committee GJWDAC which was spearheaded by Roxanne Thomas from Mistick Construction. The purpose of the GJWDAC is to document the need for a workforce development education and programs and to ensure that the program has both adequate resources and a well-designed curriculum to provide students with the skills, knowledge, and behaviors necessary to become successful in the workplace. Roxanne has played a pivotal role in encouraging partners to bring needed resources to the table to help the YouthBuild students to become marketable to obtain jobs. If you are an employer and want to help young people acquire the needed skills to become marketable in the workplace, contact Garfield Jubilee at 412-665-5200. GJA is now recruiting youth, 16 to 24 years of age for the YouthBuild Program who reside in the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Please contact Dion Jones at 412-665-5206 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.