Kentuckiana Builds students celebrate graduation Friday

Kentuckiana Builds students celebrate graduation Friday
Kentuckiana Builds provides construction training and job placement.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - More than a dozen people are building new careers after completing the Louisville Urban League's Kentuckiana Builds program.

Program graduates are well qualified for jobs in construction. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Program graduates are well qualified for jobs in construction. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

The group celebrated with a graduation ceremony Friday.

Kentuckiana Builds provides construction training and job placement.

Participants also receive accreditation and certification in several areas.

One graduates told WAVE 3 News he already has a job lined up that starts next week.

“I got certified through the Urban League; that played a major part,” Terry Cotton said. “They sat down, they talked to me, they were willing to give me a chance at the opportunity and I took it.”

Funds for Kentuckiana Builds are provided through the U.S. Department of Labor and private donors.

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