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The Step up for women program is helping to close the gender gap

In West Virginia, good-paying jobs are not plentiful. Add the gender wage gap that still exists for women overall, and the job market can look bleak for women in the Mountain State. The Step Up for Women Program from West Virginia’s Women Work organization aims to change that. Over this 12-week training course women learn the construction basics. And many SUFW program graduates continue their instruction through skilled construction ... Continue Reading »

Ending the Exodus

Restore West Virginia Families

We all know the story of Exodus from the Bible. And we are all familiar with people who’ve had to make their own exodus from their homes because the living conditions became dangerous after storms or earthquakes, or political uncertainty. Currently our state is experiencing its own exodus, and sadly, it is of our own making.  We have nurtured and ... Continue Reading »