Program Aims To Place Minorities In Construction Careers

“A program that helps women and minorities in Indianapolis and Gary find jobs in the union construction industry is growing and hopes to expand to other cities in the state. Indiana Plan for Equal Employment is a not-for-profit started in 1970 from a push by President Lyndon B. Johnson to recruit disadvantaged populations into the building trades. It receives public and private funding, including an annual grant from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD).

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