The Manufacturing Report

APRI Pittsburgh’s Pre-Apprenticeship Program is "Breaking the Chains of Poverty"

Episode Summary

Now in its 50th Class of the “Breaking the Chains of Poverty” pre-apprenticeship program, the Pittsburgh Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) provides real-world experience and industry-recognized credentials for participants from underserved communities in partnership with the United Steelworkers and other unions. APRI Pittsburgh Vice President DeWitt Walton shares how the Black-owned and -operated program is growing the greater Pittsburgh workforce and transforming lives. Photo courtesy of APRI Pittsburgh