Apprenticeship Preparation Program

Bryan Barajas had been in and out of jail since the age of 15. “Being in jail limited my growth,” he says, “it just held me back from a lot of things that I wanted to do.” By dedicating himself to his personal and professional development over the 12 weeks of our Apprenticeship Preparation Program, Bryan landed a steady job with Build LACCD as a union carpenter. On October 19, Bryan returned to Flintridge and gave the most recent graduating APP class some words of wisdom.

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