Jumpstart, one of our job training partners in East Baltimore, provides a 13-week pre-apprenticeship construction training program. Jumpstart Program Manager Matt Stubbs says that in addition to teaching carpentry, plumbing and electrical skills, it also helps students fill what Kenneth calls the “gaps” in his life – getting paperwork and a work history in order. And when the program is completed, Matt and his team work to connect graduates with employers that are willing to work through employment barriers for ex-offenders and people with past addiction issues.

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…