Last year, CAWD set a goal of serving 250 individuals from vulnerable and historically marginalized communities through a US Department of Labor CAREER grant. Based on data, high-need areas included residents in parts of Wake Forest and Raleigh.
One strategy …Read More
CAWD’s entrepreneurship program addresses upward mobility by helping micro-business owners move to the next level. Eighty (80) men and women signed up for the first Pathway to Entrepreneurship (PTE) workshop in June. Many small business launch programs assist those that …Read More
Seven young adults graduated from CAWD’s Apprenticeship Prep Program last month. During the 3-month program focused on the electrical trade, classroom instruction was held at the NCWorks NextGen center while hands-on training and work experience occurred at Sir Raleigh Electric …Read More
CAWD’s Apprenticeship Prep Program (APP) provides young people aged 18-24 with education and career readiness skills. At the end of the program, they are prepared for a pre-apprenticeship, full apprenticeship, employment, or continued education. The current program is for the …Read More