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A U.S. Department of Labor Face Forward Round 2 Grant

Bridge To Prosperity (B2P)

Grant Project Duration: January 2015 - December 2016 ($160,000 awarded)

Grant Lead: King County Consortium

Partners: King County Employment and Education Resources, King County Superior Court, Juvenile Justice Rehabilitation Administration, Renton Technical College, Workforce Development Council, WorkSource Renton, Seattle Education Access, Puget Sound Education Services District, TeamChild, and the Center for Children & Youth Justice.

The Face Forward: Bridge To Prosperity grant works with young adults who have touched the juvenile justice system. The program provides training to youth ages 18-24 years old who are interested in a career in manufacturing. It is a 9 week course ( 5 weeks training, 4 week paid internship) where young people get certifications in:
   -Forklifting
   -OSHA 10
   - First Aid/CPR
   - Flagging

They also have the opportunity to be placed into 4 week paid internship with a manufacturing company. This will provide real life work experience as well as the chance to get hired on full time with an employer.
Qualifications/eligibility: Prospective students must meet these eligibility requirements:
   - Must be at least 18, no older than 24
   - Must reside in south king county (with proof of ID/social        security card)
   - Have NO adult criminal convictions
   - Have touched the Juvenile Justice System

These youth will be paid a stipend while in training (4 weeks) and will be paid minimum wage while in their internship.

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