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of work eligible graduates are hired within 30 days of program completion into a full-time construction career

The NextGen Trades Academy is for 16-24 year old local youth who may not have the opportunity or desire to go to college. We educate and train students to find gainful employment in construction trades in Sonoma County and throughout the North Bay.  This program also provides a workforce for over 160 local contractors. You can change a life today by making a one-time or monthly contribution below!

“I feel really grateful for getting the chance to take this program. It really helped set a better and clearer path to what I really want in life.”

“The program was awesome. I left with all of my questions answered and also learned that I’m really good at interviews. I think it’s great that the classes on financial literacy and interview skills are there…”

“Now I actually have a more realistic chance at achieving my goals.”