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Alonzo Butler, II

  • Hometown: Kissimmee, FL
  • Employer: UA – Pulaski Technical College (NLR)
  • Trade: HVAC Tech
  • Goals: "For my short term goal, I would like to obtain my certification in HVAC and EPA. For my long term goal, I would like to start my own business."

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Be Pro, Be Proud Initiative Created to Train the Workforce of the Future

In 2016, the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce created the “Be Pro, Be Proud” initiative to address what has been known as a “skills gap” between Arkansas’ workforce, and the needs of employers. With the large amount of high profile infrastructure and economic development projects throughout the state, there is presently a critical shortage of skilled labor available in many trades.

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ACEF Partners With Little Rock Workforce Development Board and Our House to Provide a Fresh Start for the Recently Incarcerated

The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $1.2 million grant to The Little Rock Workforce Development Board to develop The Rock City Reentry Project. The purpose of the grant is to provide training and support services to recently incarcerated individuals as they transition back into society. The project will be a collaborative effort between The Little Rock Workforce Development Board, and Our House, with ACEF, Medlife, and Pulaski Technical College operating as secondary partners to provide training opportunities and help with job placement.

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Build Your Future With ACEF

All your life you’ve probably heard that education pays, and it does, even for those who don’t fit into the “full-time-first-time-four-year-degree-seeking-student” mold that’s typically used as the standard of educational attainment. But for some people, a white collar desk job will never be a fit, and they need an educational program that will prepare them for physical work. They need to learn detailed technical knowledge and get as much hands-on experience as they can.

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