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New Apprenticeship Exhibit Launch & Celebration
 Georgetown Campus of South Seattle College

May 5th, 2016 From 5 to 8 PM
Presented to you in collaboration among the following: 
WA-LERC,  South Seattle College Georgetown Campus 
The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington
Labor Archives of Washington State

This is event is part of the Washington State Labor Council's (AFL-CIO) Annual May Works Celebration

To honor the exhibit launch there will be a panel discussion
  •  History and success of apprenticeships at South Seattle College
  •  Local history and future apprenticeship plans
  •  How apprenticeships create living-wage jobs/economic growth
  •  Role apprenticeships play in the workforce and throughout the community
  •  Role of labor unions in shaping the current apprenticeship model
  •  How apprenticeships facilitate constructive partnerships among higher education, labor unions, industry, and government
  •  How to encourage high school and college students // young people and their parents to choose apprenticeship as a viable alternative to higher education in a changing economy
  •  Pre-apprentice outreach to make apprenticeships more accessible to underrepresented communities
¨ Jody Robbins, Apprenticeship Program Manager, Washington State Labor and Industries/Apprenticeship Council
¨ Melinda Nichols, former Apprenticeship Program Manager, Washington State Labor and Industries/Apprenticeship Council, and ANEW Alumnus
¨ Michiko Starks, Apprenticeship Manager at Seattle City Light, former Puget Sound Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee Assistant Director
¨ Holly Moore, the Executive Dean of the Georgetown Campus of South Seattle College
¨ Mark Maher, Union Financial Trustee for the Cement Masons and Plasterers Local 528, and formerly of the Western Washington Cement Masons
¨Mark Beaufait, Director of Training, Finishing Trades institute Northwest
¨ Michael Hureaux, Pre-Apprenticeship Expert 
¨ Two successful apprenticeship students at South Seattle College
 This event promises to be an informative, relevant, and enriching evening for our Seattle College community and beyond

Please Join Us 

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