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Mission Statement

The goal of the program is to provide occupational training of construction skills and on-the-job-experience as well as basic educational services and workplace specific counseling. Sister of N.E.W. program is the community's most economically, occupationally, and educationally disadvantaged young women, and single mothers Increasing women's access to nontraditional jobs is a compelling strategy for family economic self-sufficiency for several reasons.

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The Sister of N.E.W. Corporation (Non-Traditional Employment for Women) has developed an innovative initiative for providing apprenticeship, and training in nontraditional occupations for female veterans, low income women, and women on welfare. The Sister of N.E.W. Corporation was formed as a non-profit corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Florida, established December 1, 2012. Sister of N.E.W Corp. will be uniquely positioned to help Unions, contractor and Developer's employ more trades women. Sister of N.E.W. Corp will improve Florida's Construction industry workforce by preparing reliable, motivated individuals for the skilled trades. Our focus is on developing workforce opportunities and empowering women to gain industry knowledge and employment opportunities, facilitating the ability to leave the public assistance system, or begin a career that offers higher wages and is more sustainable. The result will be, moving families out of poverty by training women for self-sufficiency wage jobs with a future. The program in which the founder envisions is multifaceted, comprehensive, and innovative. The community has a tremendous need for empowering women of low income and veterans, the opportunity of retraining into an industry of higher wage potential.

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http://www.sisterofnew.org

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