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Welcome to Sister of N.E.W.

SISTER OF NEW, TRAINING FEMALE VETERANS, LOW INCOME WOMEN, WOMEN ON WELFARE,  AND EX-OFFENDERS IN CONSTRUCTION!!!
WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT !!!

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Sister of NEW prepares women for nontraditional careers in the construction, utilities, and transportation industries.

Through its innovative training programs, Sister of New graduates successfully compete for skilled blue-collar careers that enable women to achieve economic self-sufficiency.

Sister of NEW programs include a mix of hands-on shop skills, classroom instruction, physical fitness assessment, job development and placement services, social service referrals, and case management.

After graduating from our pre-apprenticeship training program, NEW graduates enter apprenticeship programs and begin working in the construction, utilities, and transportation industries.

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Sister of NEW Employers

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Luisa Ortiz, founder and CEO, worked for nearly ten years in the construction trades in New York City. Michael A. Davidson, is an  a union bridge painter in local Union 806, for over 19 years. Joaquin Barrios, administrative secretary, has the adequate skills for professional office management. Trades professionals, not chosen at this time, will teach the trades classes. The professional training classes for Math, English, Job Ethics, and Career Counseling will be taught by academic professional, not chosen at this time.
 

Employer Job Placement Services

Sister of NEW provides placement services to all women who graduate from training. During training, students are evaluated by journey-level tradesmen and women to determine their suitability for the trades. Read more...