Our Mission

Construction Career Development Initiative (CCDI) brings diversity to the Design and Construction industry by mentoring and exposing minority/underrepresented and under employed men and women to career development in construction.

Our Guiding Principles

GUIDING PRINCIPLE #1

Real World Experience

We go beyond the classroom. We get jobseekers into real-world work environments for the most valuable career training.
GUIDING PRINCIPLE #2

Building Awareness

Jobs in construction span a diverse range of disciplines and applications. We work to raise awareness of the various trade apprentice programs.
GUIDING PRINCIPLE #3

Job Placement

With CCDI, training and mentorship are just the beginning. We provide the support and direction jobseekers need to successfully find work.
GUIDING PRINCIPLE #4

Academic Scholarship

Our mentorship emphasizes academic goals. We encourage jobseekers to pursue two- or four-year degrees, focusing on tuition assistance.

Community Impact

CCDI’s Impact

Since 2015, CCDI has been striving to increase awareness of the construction trades and developing the local workforce. Our current metrics:

75

PROGRAM GRADUATES TRAINED AND PLACED INTO FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT SINCE 2015

25

HIGHER EDUCATION BUILD OUR FUTURE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED SINCE 2015

40

HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE AND EMPLOYED GRADUATES CURRENTLY RECEIVING ONE-TO-ONE MENTORSHIP

70

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CURRENTLY IN OUR PROGRAM PIPELINE