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 —
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 —
With CCDI, training and mentorship are just the beginning. We provide the support and direction jobseekers need to successfully find work.
GUIDING PRINCIPLE #4 —
Our mentorship emphasizes academic goals. We encourage jobseekers to pursue two- or four-year degrees, focusing on tuition assistance.
Since 2015, CCDI has been striving to increase awareness of the construction trades and developing the local workforce. Our current metrics:
PROGRAM GRADUATES TRAINED AND PLACED INTO FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT SINCE 2015
HIGHER EDUCATION BUILD OUR FUTURE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED SINCE 2015
HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE AND EMPLOYED GRADUATES CURRENTLY RECEIVING ONE-TO-ONE MENTORSHIP
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CURRENTLY IN OUR PROGRAM PIPELINE