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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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Training Resources of America – Worcester YouthBuild, Class of 2014

This year’s Worcester YouthBuild started in January with 28 students competing for 17 slots in YouthBuild classroom. They all entered what is known as Mental Toughness (MT), three weeks of growing together as a family, and proving that we can … Continue reading

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Worcester YouthBuild @ State House Day

In solidarity, and to educate lawmakers on the value of YouthBuild programs, Worcester YouthBuild joined its’ comrades on February 27th, 2012 at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The event hosted YouthBuild students from Boston, Brockton, Fall River, Cambridge, Lawrence, … Continue reading

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Worcester YouthBuild Career Day @ SGC

December 8th, 2011 was a cold, blustery day but the Worcester YouthBuild students still had smiles on their faces as they entered the conference room at the SGC Abrasives Manufacturing Plant in Worcester. A greeting and safety orientation was the … Continue reading

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Rebuilding 20 Charlton Street

Although the day threatened rain, it held off while a small crowd gathered to kick off the process for rebuilding 20 Charlton Street after it was unfortunately destroyed by a fire last February. The crowd included Worcester Mayor Joe O’Brien … Continue reading

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