There were 453 press releases posted in the last 24 hours and 156,011 in the last 365 days.

Vocational Program Catapults Inner-City Youth Into Lucrative Careers

Inner-City Youth Vocational Program Journey Soaring IMPACT Celebrates 2019 Graduates

/EIN News/ -- Washington DC, June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

0_medium_IMPACTSpelledOutLogo.jpg


MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Media Contact: Sara Schuttloffel

sschuttloffel@impact-net.org

(202) 383-4885

 

Vocational Program Catapults Inner-City Youth Into Lucrative Careers

Inner-City Youth Vocational Program Journey Soaring IMPACT Celebrates 2019 Graduates

 

Who: 

Journey Steel, a certified minority and woman-owned construction company based in Cincinnati will be celebrating its third graduating class and welcoming its fourth class this month. Journey Steel gives back to the community by providing career opportunities for disadvantaged inner-city youth. Journey Steel President Barb Smith, with her business partner Tom Garten, founded the company’s non-profit arm Journey Soaring IMPACT, an inner-city vocational training program for underprivileged youth, to introduce them to lucrative careers in the ironworking trade. The program works in collaboration with the Iron Workers Local 44 in Cincinnati. The 2019 graduates will begin their careers at Iron Workers Local 44 as apprentices.

 

Journey Steel ranked high, two years in a row, in the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City’s Top 100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses list. Recently, the Small Business Administration honored Journey Steel with the 2019 Spark Award, which recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate a higher level of character, generate a culture that is authentic and true to mission, and connect with the community.

 

When: 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 

2:00p.m.-3:00p.m. EST

 

Where: 

Journey Steel, Inc. 

7660 Production Drive 

Cincinnati, OH 45237

 

What: 

Journey Steel President Barb Smith and co-founder Tom Garten will present the graduates their certificates of completion from the State of Ohio. A special National Signing Day for the graduates will follow the ceremony. Some members of the Cincinnati City Council will be in attendance among other dignitaries.  

 

Contact Sara Schuttloffel at sschuttloffel@impact-net.org or (202) 383-4885 for all media inquiries.

 

Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) is a partnership designed to identify and expand work opportunities for ironworkers and their employers. 

Sara Schuttloffel
Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust
2023834885
SSchuttloffel@impact-net.org

Distribution channels:


EIN Presswire does not exercise editorial control over third-party content provided, uploaded, published, or distributed by users of EIN Presswire. We are a distributor, not a publisher, of 3rd party content. Such content may contain the views, opinions, statements, offers, and other material of the respective users, suppliers, participants, or authors.