EL PASO, Texas--PRIDE Ascend will host an open house in celebration of the completion of its new training facility. This event on Friday, March 3 will be free and open to the public from noon to 3 pm, at 10737 Gateway West., Suite 340, El Paso, TX. Light refreshments will be provided.
PRIDE Ascend is the area's premier provider of market-driven vocational skills training for people with disabilities and/or barriers to employment. The program provides a wide range of services and supports to ensure on-the-job success. Students gain technical skills and attain industry-based certifications to help meet the growing demand for skilled labor.
"The challenge is not lack of jobs; it is the lack of technical skills needed for opportunities,” says Dr. Lonny Wright, Academic Affairs Director. “At PRIDE Ascend, our students develop vital trade-skills needed to address the nationwide craft-skills shortage we face. We will work with the community of El Paso as partners to address these challenges."
With more than 50 years of experience, PRIDE Industries is skilled at providing the training and support services that people with disabilities need to achieve employment success. In 2016, PRIDE Industries launched PRIDE Ascend, the area’s premier provider of market-driven vocational skills training for people with disabilities; currently only available in El Paso, Texas.
About PRIDE Ascend:
PRIDE Ascend was established in 2016 to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to gain technical skills and industry-based certificates while helping them find meaningful employment. Learn more at: prideindustries.com/people/people-services/pride-ascend.
About PRIDE Industries:
PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit organization and recognized service provider meeting the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and facilities service needs of public and private organizations nationwide while creating jobs for people with disabilities. Headquartered in Roseville, CA, and operating in 14 states and the nation’s capital, PRIDE employs more than 5,600 individuals, including more than 3,200 people with disabilities. Learn more at prideindustries.com.