Cypress Mandela Training Center

Program Area(s)
Grantee NameCypress Mandela Training Center
Address977 66th Ave.
Oakland CA, 94621
United States
Websitehttp://www.cypressmandela.org/
Description

The Cypress Mandela Training Center is a construction skills training program in the East Bay. Its trainees learn fundamentals such as applied math, blueprint reading, and worksite safety, along with the basics of specific trades including carpentry, ironwork, and plumbing. Students earn community college credits and may test for certifications. Cypress has developed deep relationships with all the construction trade unions and with a wide network of developers and contractors, helping graduates to secure jobs with an average starting wage of $18 per hour.

Grant Amount$50000
Project Dates11/20/15 - 11/20/16
Serving United States/California/Alameda/Oakland

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