YWCA graduates eight women from ‘Ready for Work’ program

ALBANY, N.Y.—The YWCA will graduate eight women from their
Ready for Work Employment readiness program on Friday.

The YWCA will have their 15th Ready for Work
graduation ceremony Friday, where more than 100 women have graduated in six years.

The Ready for Work Program is a 12-week readiness program to
prepare women for the work force.

Ceremonies will include a presentation of certificates,
graduates' five year plans, and information about their journeys along the way.

The Ready for Work Employment Training
Program provides residents and community members with on-site work experience
as well as skill building workshops and trainings. This program was developed
to address a variety of barriers that women face when seeking gainful
employment.

The ceremony will take place at the
YWCA in Troy at 11:30 a.m.

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