Who: Mayor Mike Spano, representatives of the Industrial Development Agency and Pathways to Apprenticeship and potential program participants.
What: Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (IDA) will kick off a new pre-apprenticeship program to provide a career ladder for Yonkers youth looking for jobs in the construction industry. The program, in cooperation with the with Building and Construction Trades Council of Westchester and Putnam Counties, NY AFL-CIO, will provide paid apprenticeships in a variety of union building trades for residents 18-24 who are unemployed or underemployed. Pathways to Apprenticeship (P2A) along with Building and Construction Trades Council of Westchester and Putnam Counties, NY AFL-CIO will oversee the training program. An informational session will be held on July 12 at the Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center to sign up participants for the 25-day training program to run from August 6-September 7.
When: Thursday, July 12, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers.
For more information about the Yonkers Public Library, visit www.ypl.org.