Thursday, October 27, 2016

Rio Incarcerated Re-Entry Grads Fill Labor Gap

snapshot from KJZZ web site.  KJZZ 91.5 logo.  Headline: Phoenix-Area Home Builders Look to Refugees, Former Inmates to Fill Labor Gap.  Image of an instructor teaching incarcerated students.  Caption: Anthony Wright teaches five classes a week at Arizona State Prison-- Perryville Complex (Photo courtesy of the Arizona Department of Corrections)


We encourage you to listen to this story produced by KJZZ Reporter Carrie Jung, which examines the increased demands for qualified construction workers to help keep pace with the new housing boom in the Valley-- and how Rio Salado’s Incarcerated Re-entry program graduates are helping contractors fill that need.

Learn more about our Incarcerated Re-entry program.

KJZZ is a community service of Rio Salado College and licensed to the Maricopa Community Colleges.