Sister Of New Corp.
Miami, FL 33138, US
Business Products & Services
Sister of NEW main goal is to get low income women off of government assistance and place them in construction workforce.
Sister of N.E.W. is uniquely positioned to help unions, contractors, and developers employ more tradeswomen. We will improve the construction industry workforce of Florida by preparing reliable, motivated women for the skilled trades. We understand the specialized nature of the construction industry and the demands of a career in construction. All graduates of our program will be evaluated and approved as trades-ready by a journey-level trades person. Our program includes day care resources for the women in the program with children age twelve and under, requiring daycare or after school care. The occupational construction training will be performed on ten units of rental housing, and commercial spaces as they come available.
The goal of the program is to provide occupational training of construction skills and on-the-job-experience as well as basic educational services and workplace specific counseling.
The target population for Sister of N.E.W. program is the community’s most economically, occupationally, and educationally disadvantaged young women, and single mothers. The grant administrators will utilize the resources of the community, along with those of experts in educational planning and administration, to implement the program. The goal of the program is to provide occupational training of construction skills and on-the-job-experience as well as basic educational services and workplace specific counseling. The target population for Sister of N.E.W. program is the community’s most economically, occupationally, & educationally disadvantaged young women, and single mothers
Increasing women’s access to nontraditional jobs is a compelling strategy for family economic self-sufficiency for several reasons. Most importantly, compared to jobs that are traditional for women, nontraditional jobs can provide better wages and benefits than the traditionally female jobs
President Business Development
Luisa I Ortiz
Ms. Luisa Ortiz, the director of the non-profit corporation, Sister of N.E.W. has developed the structure of the training assistance program from 2012 to present. She was an active member of the New York City District Council of Carpenters Union from 2004-2011. She is highly trained and accomplished in the trades, fully understanding the challenges and rewards that await her trainees within the Sister of N.E.W. training program.
Ms. Ortiz grew up in the projects in Brooklyn, New York, and on welfare. She was motivated to excel past statistics and accomplished the appropriate training and skills to become a professional in the construction trades. She now brings her passion for women being employed in non-traditional occupations, such as those found in the construction trades.
Ms. Ortiz will work tirelessly to bring the Sister of N.E.W. training program to full capacity, with expected optimal results.