U.S. Labor Department Awards Grant to YouthBuild Bogalusa

U.S. Labor Department Awards Grant to YouthBuild Bogalusa

U.S. Labor Department Awards Grant to YouthBuild Bogalusa 

YouthBuild Bogalusa (YBB), an educational program of Northshore Technical Community College, was awarded $1,044,681 by the Employment Training Administration of the United States Department of Labor to continue this vital program to the community that serves young adults. 

“YouthBuild Bogalusa is a vital safety net for those young people who do not complete high school. It is through the success of this grant award, that we are able to remain a pillar in our community for young people. The United States Department of Labor funding process is very competitive, and our award is clearly correlated to the successful outcomes of our nationally recognized program. I would like to commend my YouthBuild staff for all their support and overall commitment to YouthBuild Bogalusa.” – Danielle Keys, Director. 

YouthBuild Bogalusa (YBB) is an educational program for youth ages 16-24 that have not completed high school. The mission of YouthBuild Bogalusa is to provide a supportive environment that empowers youth to achieve their academic, personal, and workplace readiness goals while building a sense of community through public service and residential construction for low-income families. For more information, please call 985-545- 1623. 

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About Northshore Technical Community College:

Northshore Technical Community College (NTCC) is a comprehensive college with a rich history of providing workforce education and academic pathways to universities across the state of Louisiana. Beyond the traditional classroom and workforce training opportunities, NTCC provides opportunities for students seeking our Adult Education, ESL, and YouthBuild programs. NTCC is comprised of its Main Campus in Lacombe, Hammond Area Campus, Florida Parishes Campus in Greensburg, Sullivan Campus in Bogalusa, Connect to Success Campus at Southeastern, Livingston Campus in Walker, and Rayburn Correctional Center. In 2015, NTCC was recognized by the Brookings Institute as the first in the nation for the economic value of its graduates. The Chronicle of Higher Education named NTCC in 2019 as the seventh fastest-growing college from 2007- 2017. NTCC was also awarded the Top 50 Places to Work in New Orleans by the Times-Picayune in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Northshore Technical Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. If you would like more information about the Northshore Technical Community College, check us out at northshorecollege.edu. Media Contact: Lauren Donaldson laurendonaldson@northshorecollege.edu