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Making Trades Cool Again

FORGE (Family Organizations Recruiting Great Employees) is a group of community-minded small businesses, working alongside educators to recruit talented, skilled employees. We are helping students FORGE their own path by utilizing the abundant workforce training options right here in our area.

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WE NEED CRAFT SKILLS

  • 1.4M

    Craft professional shortage by 2022

  • 41%

    Current workforce retires by 2031

  • 7/10

    Jobs don't require a 4-year degree

Statistics courtesy of discover.byf.org

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Program Partners

  • APAC
  • Burns Dirt Construction
  • Columbus Brick
  • Graham Roofing
  • McCrary West
  • New Home Building Stores
  • Thompson Welding
  • Tronox
  • Waters Truck and Tractor
  • West Brothers Construction