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Chicago Women in Trades was awarded a two-year $650,000 Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to continue providing technical to ten states across the Midwest through our Midwest Technical Assistance Center! Congrats to our sister grantees Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. and Nontraditional Employment for Women in NYC!

Aspiring Tradeswomen!  Please join us at our Orientation July 13th at 6:00 PM to learn about what careers in construction and welding can look like for you. Sign up to be assessed for our FREE Technical Opportunities or Welding Programs. You will also have the opportunity to speak with contractors, apprenticeship program representatives, CWIT staff, and women in welding and the construction trades.  For more information, please contact Naz at 312-942-1444 Ext 119 or by email at nilana@cwit2.org or download the CWIT TOP Orientation July 2016 flyer.  CWIT is located at 2444 W 16th St Chicago, IL 60608 and the entrance and parking are located in rear of building in large parking lot.

Chicago Women in Trades was awarded $100,000 grant by Impact 100 Chicago for our welding program!  We are proud and honored to be a recipient of this funding which will allow us to expand our reach and teach more women important skills to be competitive in nontraditional employment!  Thank you Impact 100 Chicago for believing in our work and making a difference in the lives of women!  Read more about the award in the Chicago Tribune article here.

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