Six years ago the Rhode Island Department of Transportation used millions in federal money to buy a mammoth former printing plant in Warwick for a new materials testing lab. But DOT Director Peter Alviti put the renovation on hold in 2015
For more than a decade, Year Up Providence has given hundreds of young adults the opportunity to train for entry-level corporate jobs in Rhode Island. Over the course of 12 months, dozens of adults facing economic challenges go through intensive business or IT training with a path to land an internship at some of the state’s best-known companies.
Guests this week include Lisa Blais, Wendy Schiller, Ed Achorn, and Maureen Moakley. The show runs on Rhode Island PBS channel 8: Fridays at 7:00PM, Sundays at noon; WSBE Learn: Saturdays at 7PM. To find WSBE Learn and HD channels for your area click HERE.