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Community and Business Development - March 6, 2014



YouthBuild Winston-Salem will hold information and application sessions this month at nine city recreation centers:

Monday, 3/10
Hanes Hosiery Community Center, 501 Reynolds Blvd.
10 a.m.

Monday, 3/10
Rupert Bell Neighborhood Center, 1501 Mount Zion Place
3 p.m.

Tuesday, 3/11
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 2001 Pittsburg Ave.
Noon.

Tuesday, 3/11
Carl H. Russell Sr. Recreation Center, 3521 Carver School Road
5 p.m.

Wednesday, 3/12
Hanes Hosiery Community Center, 501 Reynolds Blvd.
1 p.m.

Wednesday, 3/12
William Roscoe Anderson Jr. Recreation Center, 2450 Reynolds Park Road
2 p.m.

Thursday, 3/13
Miller Park Community Center, 400 Leisure Lane
10 a.m.

Thursday, 3/13
Sprague St. Community Center, 1350 E Sprague St.
4 p.m.

Friday, 3/14
William C. Sims Sr. Neighborhood Center, 1201 Alder St.
4 p.m.

Monday, 3/31
14th Street Community Center, 2020 N.E. 14th St.
11 a.m.

YouthBuild Winston-Salem is a six-month program that offers eligible high school drop-outs the opportunity to get paid while they earn their GED and receive training and certification in a construction trade. All YouthBuild participants also receive a personal development plan as well as assistance after they complete the program to find a job or continue their education.

To be eligible, applicants must be a high-school dropout without a GED and be between 16 and 24 years old on the date of enrollment.

Applicants must also meet at least one of these requirements: live in a low-income household, be a current or former foster youth, have a disability, be the child of an incarcerated parent, be a youth or adult offender, or be a migrant farm worker youth.

To apply or for more information call (336) 397-7770 or send an email to youthbuildws@cityofws.org.

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