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Youth To Work in Manufacturing: It Can Be Done!

Location: Virtual Meeting

Solving Workforce Challenges with Youth Apprenticeships

National Manufacturing Day is October 2, and the Colorado Chamber is partnering with the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association (CAMA) and the Employers Council to answer your questions about youth manufacturing apprenticeships. Joining the conversation are manufacturers and youth who are currently participating in apprenticeships, and subject matter experts in education and employment law.

Featured Panelists

  • Casey Sacks, Ph.D., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education for Community Colleges at the U.S. Dept. of Education: A national perspective on the benefit of youth apprenticeships.
  • Dean Harris, Employment Attorney for the Employers Council: Myths and facts on the legal issues of youth apprenticeships.  Click here to access Dean’s slides: Dean Harris Employers Council Oct 2 2020
  • Panel of Colorado Manufacturers: Sharing how they have applied youth apprenticeships and what you can expect as your return on investment in these students.
  • Panel of Youth Apprentices: Sharing their workforce experiences.

The Colorado Chamber is proud to be the official state affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and to promote an educated, skilled workforce to strengthen the economic future of our state.

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Thanks to Our Partners:

  • CAMA-Logo-2-Color-no Border
  • MFGDAY-MI-Stacked
  • Employers Council

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