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Meet Our Newest Program: An Apprenticeship Readiness Program for Young Adults

2022-03-30T18:33:54+00:00March 30th, 2022|

Download the Youth Apprenticeship Readiness Program Toolkit In 2021, Building Futures launched Building Green Futures, a bridge youth apprenticeship readiness program to prepare young adults (aged 18-24) for our Construction Pre-Apprenticeship and the physically and mentally challenging on-the-job learning involved in Registered Apprenticeship. As

Happy International Women’s Day

2022-03-17T19:25:37+00:00March 8th, 2022|

Happy International Women's Day! Today we are celebrating women who are #BreakingtheBias through Registered Apprenticeship. From landscaping & agriculture to construction, data science to manufacturing, Rhode Island women are leading the way for the next generation. Vennicia Kingston (left), Journeyworker Laborer, Local 271; Small Business Owner, Eagle

Senator Reed Invites Building Futures ED as Virtual Guest at State of the Union

2022-03-02T18:35:53+00:00March 2nd, 2022|

We are honored that Andrew Cortés, our executive director, was Senator Reed's invited guest to President Biden's State of the Union address. Andrew joined community leaders from around the country at a virtual reception with lawmakers and special guest Cedric Richmond, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of the White House Office

Building Futures Honors Darrell LaFrance with the Alumni Leadership Award & Celebrates with 17 New Journeyworkers

2021-12-28T02:03:40+00:00December 13th, 2021|

What a great way to end the year! Big thanks to Michael Holmes and Dennis Lassige from the New England Regional Council of Carpenters, Local 330 for joining us to help honor the success of apprentice Darrell LaFrance. Darrell was awarded Building Futures' Alumni

Join our team!

2021-12-28T20:36:35+00:00December 12th, 2021|

New year- new job! Building Futures is hiring for multiple positions! See all postings here. We are looking for passionate people to join us in our work to expand economic opportunity in Rhode Island. BIPOC and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Building Futures offers a competitive benefits package

U.S. Labor Secretary Walsh Visits Building Futures

2021-12-28T23:41:35+00:00November 3rd, 2021|

Read more about the visit Providence Business News Boston Globe We were honored to host a visit from U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. Secretary Walsh toured Building Futures and met construction pre-apprenticeship and Building Green Futures training participants. He shared his own path as

New $4M Federal Grant To Boost RI Job-Training & Workforce Development

2021-12-28T20:59:37+00:00June 30th, 2021|

U.S. Senator Reed and DLT Director Weldon joined speakers at Building Futures to announce the award of a new State Apprenticeship Expansion, Equity, and Innovation Grant. This project continues the successful partnership between DLT and Building Futures. Dulari Tahbildar, Director, RI Child Care Training Program

Rewarding Construction Careers Start with Registered Apprenticeship

2022-05-02T12:12:51+00:00May 10th, 2021|

Skilled Tradespeople Needed Construction is one of Rhode Island's fastest growing industries. As a skilled tradesperson, your expertise will be in high demand. Labor Market Projections, 2018-2028 23,900 positions will need to be filled Projected 10.9% growth Open