Author Archives: YouthBuild Worcester

YouthBuild and Saint-Gobain’s FIRST Scientist in the Classroom session

On August 7, 2014, Saint-Gobain Corporation and Worcester YouthBuild launched a new pilot program called “Scientists in the Classroom”.  The program is designed to bring a new level of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) training to YouthBuild students, as … Continue reading

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WORCESTER YOUTHBUILD, SAINT-GOBAIN & MATTHEW 25 VOLUNTEER SERVICE DAY!

The morning of Tuesday, June 24, 2014 was not a typical one in the Main South neighborhood of Worcester as residents awoke to a buzz of energy and excitement in the air.  Staff and students from Worcester YouthBuild (WYB), Training … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Worcester Tours Saint-Gobain Abrasives Plant and Nothboro Research and Development Facility

On June 16, 2014, students from the Worcester YoutBuild Program had the pleasure of meeting staff and touring two of Saint-Gobain’s local facilities.  The day started at the Saint-Gobain Worcester site where students were checked in, received visitor badges, and … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Worcester in the news: Education is a better path than gangs

By Clive McFarlane TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF Terrell Taylor, 27, knows a thing or two about being an apprentice, and how it can be an effective launching pad for one’s career. But not all apprenticeship programs are the same, and … Continue reading

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Updates from YouthBuild Worcester!

All 17 YouthBuild Worcester students participated in the annual TABE Test Day on April 16th with a collective class goal of achieving 20 grade increases in both reading and math scores.  At the end of the day, every student had … Continue reading

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Working for Worcester

Working for Worcester Working for Worcester is a student inspired and organized 501(c)3 social initiative that brings together college students, local businesses, non-profits, neighborhood groups, community and faith-based organizations, government agencies, and major corporations to promote stronger community wellness through … Continue reading

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New for YouthBuild Worcester

WORCESTER YOUTHBUILD BLOG January 2013 The 2013 Worcester YouthBuild Program, operated by Training Resources of America, Inc. (TRA), currently has 12 participants working on two construction projects with two local non-profit organizations – Stone Soup and Matthew 25. The Stone … Continue reading

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