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CCDI Spotlight: Rashad Johnson

Rashad Johnson, 2020 Build Our Future Scholarship recipient, was selected to participate in Clayco’s highly competitive college internship program this summer. He is currently interning and being mentored by Matthew Drobak, EIT on the Edge

2020-06-24T14:48:29+00:00June 24th, 2020|

CCDI Spotlight: Domnick Gatlin

Domnick, incoming senior from Ritenour HS, has been a part of the CCDI program for the past two years. This fine young man was recently hired by Concrete Strategies LLC. as a 2020 CCDI Summer

2020-06-18T18:14:22+00:00June 18th, 2020|

Job Shadowing

CCDI’s Build Our Future 2020 Scholarship recipient, Catalina who recently graduated from Ritenour HS, had the opportunity to job shadow her new CCDI mentor Nora S. on the job yesterday! Catalina will be joining Nora

2020-06-04T20:27:53+00:00June 4th, 2020|

Job Placement

Shout out to CCDI’s Demond Wright on his first day on the job working for Concrete Strategies LLC. as a concrete finisher! Demond is a recent graduate of North County Tech and has been a

2020-06-10T19:51:10+00:00June 3rd, 2020|

CCDI Alum Update

Good News with our CCDI Alum Update! TiMyra Granger, 2019 CCDI grad, checked in this week and gave us an update on where she is working and how much she is enjoying her career as

2020-06-10T20:00:52+00:00May 14th, 2020|

A Call With Bob Clark

Every Monday since the early days of the COVID-19 shutdown, Clayco Founder Bob Clark has been hosting conference calls with M/WBE contractors to offer guidance and advise. The subjects of the calls include cash flow,

2020-04-30T14:53:18+00:00April 30th, 2020|

Interactive Flooring Workshop

CCDI would like to send a big Thank you to Flooring Systems Inc. for making a visit to Mr. Moore’s construction class at Jennings Senior High to lead an interactive flooring workshop with his students

2020-06-04T18:01:55+00:00March 3rd, 2020|

CCDI Chicago Saturday Academy

We closed out February with the launch of our first Construction Career Development Initiative (CCDI) Saturday Academy. We discussed construction careers and what it takes to enter and be successful in the industry. Alderwoman Mitts

2020-03-02T18:33:57+00:00March 2nd, 2020|