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Welding instructor revitalizes Baltimore's steel industry while saving lives

JARC Baltimore was featured on CBS, where they interviewed our Senior Metalworking Instructor, Kay Williams, who spoke about our program. In this interview, our partnership with US Wind was highlighted to bring more jobs in manufacturing to Baltimore.

WLNE ran on-air coverage during its 6 p.m. newscast: JARC RI Grand Opening!

WLNE 5/19/2023 6:13:42 PM: tonight at 6 o'clock. the manufacturing job training hub celebrating its grand opening today. >> the jane addams resource corporation, rhode island open up on sims avenue. the goal here is to create ways to train people to help them get good paying jobs. there is no cause job training in advanced manufacturing job placement assistance, financial coaching as well a……

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ABC6: New manufacturing job training hub opens in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A new manufacturing job training hub is opening in Providence. The Jane Addams Resource Corporation Rhode Island had its grand opening Friday. The center is located on Sims Avenue.

Free manufacturing job training hub opens in Providence

Two nonprofits funded by Real Jobs RI created the hub at 50 Sims Ave to provide 'pathways out of poverty.'

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WPRO News: Regan Brewer Johnson - Jane Addams Resource Corporation RI

Regan Brewer-Johnson, president of the Jane Addams Resource Corporation #WPRO Jane Addams Resource Corporation opens a hub in RI to train in-demand CNC machinists for Rhode Island manufacturers.


Polaris MEP, Chicago nonprofit open manufacturing job training center

PROVIDENCE – Advanced manufacturing training sessions, job placement assistance, English language classes and financial coaching are a few resources now available to residents free of charge at a new workforce training center launched by Polaris MEP in partnership with a Chicago nonprofit.

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JARC RI was mentioned by JARC RI was mentioned by Lisa Ranglin on Twitter

Congrats @JARC_RI on your grand opening! ⁦@RIBBABIZ⁩ looks forward to supporting your job training & working collaboratively to transform lives in RI. ⁦@Polaris_mep @RIBBABIZ @PVDMayor @SenJackReed @SenWhitehouse @CommerceRI #dores

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JARC RI was mentioned by NewsTalk 99.7 & AM 630 WPRO on Twitter

Grand opening of the @Polaris_mep manufacturing-focused job training program run by @JARC_Chicago in an industrial building in the Valley section of Providence. -SK #WPRO

Five Questions With: Regan Brewer

Regan Brewer is president of the Jane Addams Resource Corp., a Chicago-based nonprofit that earlier this month opened a manufacturing-focused workforce training center at 50 Sims Ave. in Providence. In partnership with Polaris MEP, the organization now intends to use the JARC model, which has also been replicated in Baltimore, to bring education and professional development opportunities to under……

The Bartholomewtown Podcast ( JARC RI Wants to Help Grow RI's Manufacturing Workforce

Lindsey Brickle, Director of WorkforceCommunity Partnerships, URI Research Foundation and Regan Brewer Johnson, President at Jane Adams Resource Center, join Bill Bartholomew to discuss a new initiative that is seeking to train a contemporary manufacturing workforce in Providence.