Metallica donates $1 million to 10 community colleges for trade skill education

Posted on April 23, 2019

“A busy philanthropy group funded by rock legends Metallica didn’t slow down ahead of the 2018 holidays. The charity effort, called All With My Hands,  has been raising substantial amounts of money over the last several months by way of an exclusive benefit concert and a subsequent vinyl sale.  In December, the metal group’s organization put some of the funds to use.” Continue reading

Bringing construction instruction back to school

Posted on March 29, 2019

“The longstanding shortage of skilled construction labor is forcing companies’ leaders to take more concrete action to remedy the situation. A generational lack of workers can be attributed to aftereffects of the Great Recession, when hundreds of thousands of them left the industry in response to a lack of steady work. Now, however, construction is booming in the Pacific Northwest and other markets, and the total number of workers still has not reached the figures seen over a decade ago.”

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