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Cream City YouthBuild

Are you interested in learning construction and leadership skills, building homes, and accessing well-paying employment?  Are you a high school drop-out who wants to get your HSED/GED? If so, Cream City YouthBuild may be for you!

Cream City YouthBuild prepares young adults for careers and employment in the construction industry through a focus on attaining a high school diploma and construction skills while receiving exposure and access to employment in the construction trades. YouthBuild occupational skill training provides industry-recognized construction credentials. Participants work on construction sites acquiring construction and life skills through a combination of hands-on learning and mentorship. Services include industry-supported curricula, credentialing options, and tutoring.

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Proof of YB Eligibility (in last 6 months)

Milwaukee County resident, ages 16 – 24 (Prefer 18/older)

U.S. citizen or resident alien who is permitted to work in the U.S.

HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT or GRADUATE (25% exemption rule for graduates - Youth enrolled under the 25% exemption rule must have a High School diploma, GED or other state recognized equivalent, must be Basic Skills Deficient [testing at or below 8th grade level in Math and/or Reading], and not enrolled into any Post-Secondary education)

And be an individual who is one or more of the following:

1.     Low income as described by WIOA - LOW INCOME (Have an annual household income that is less than 70% of the federal poverty guideline for the household size and or proof that they reside in a High Poverty Area -Documentation of household income is required) AND/or

2.     A current or former foster youth AND/or

3.     A youth offender AND/or

4.     An adult offender AND/or

5.     A youth who is an individual with a disability AND/or

6.     Migrant Youth AND/or

7.     Youth is a child of an incarcerated parent

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