Podcast Interview Description: "The mission of Constructing Hope is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry. They take formerly incarcerated or homeless individuals and walk them though this program with support, life skills, and training. In this interview we have Dave Dahl, Founder and former owner of Dave's Killer Bread, who has his own amazing story about [...]
According to a recent ODOT report, from 2011-20, women of color accounted for a paltry 2% of union and nonunion construction apprenticeships. This creates various barriers to success, including increasing the probability of racial microaggressions and gender stereotyping, as well as making it difficult to build a community of support. That doesn’t even take into account how things such as not being able to afford child care or having a felony on [...]
PORTLAND, Ore. — Nonprofit organization Constructing Hope has increased the number of students it can serve through its pre-apprenticeship program as part of a makeover at its Northeast Portland facility. Read More
Portland, OR. Constructing Hope is a nonprofit that trains low-income people to work in the construction industry. The organization hosted a Grand Re-opening on April 21st to showcase new additions that can accommodate larger classes and more job training options. The building, at 405 NE Church St, can now host up to 160 students annually for training. At the event, Executive Director Pat Daniels greeted former Oregon State Senator and Constructing Hope board [...]
Position: Case Manager Starting Pay: $25.00 - $29.00/hour, DOE Deadline: May 27, 2022 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Constructing Hope’s mission is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry. We provide a no-cost, ten-week construction training program, placement services, and career advancement support. We serve minorities, people coming from incarceration, and low-income adults. A youth summer camp provides skills, [...]
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