Mission: Sister of NEW main goal is to get low income women off of government assistance and place them in construction workforce. 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. Target Program Trainees The target population for 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. Most importantly, compared to jobs that are traditional for women, nontraditional jobs can provide better wages and benefits than the traditionally female jobs
Results: Florida Community Bank has sponsor Sister Of NEW!!! Sister Of NEW founder Ms. Luisa Ortiz was interviewed by channel 7 News.
Target demographics: female veterans, low income women , women on welfare!
Geographic areas served: U.S.A.
Programs: Sister of New, training female veterans, low income women, and women on welfare. SISTER OF N.E.W will be uniquely positioned to help unions, contractor and Developer's employ more trades women. Sister Of New will improve Florida's Construction industry workforce by, preparing reliable, motivated individuals for the skilled trades. Sister of Nontraditional Employment for Women Institutionalizing nontraditional employment focuses the workforce development and welfare systems on what they should be doing-moving families out of poverty by training women for self-sufficiency wage jobs with a future. We can improve low-income individuals' access to higher-wage employment.