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Be Pro Be Proud


Be Pro Be Proud, Inc is leading the movement to bring a new generation of pride, progress & professionals to America’s skilled workforce. The initiative is led by the Home Builders Educational and Charitable Foundation, and on Tuesday, Feb 22nd officials from the NC Department of Labor and the NC Home Builders Educational Foundation gathered for a contract signing event to officially mark the establishment of the Be Pro Be Proud pilot program! 

North Carolina is currently 1 of 6 states in the country to have these trucks!  The 2 NC trucks had their maiden voyage to Johnston County to participate in the JOCO Works program held by our partners at the Triangle East Chamber of Commerce.  WATCH THIS VIDEO!

The professions represented in the trucks are:

  • Automation and Robotics
  • CAD/CAM Drafter
  • CNC Opertor
  • Commercial Truck Driver
  • Computer Programmer
  • Construction
  • Diesel Technician
  • Electrician
  • Healthcare/Medical Technician
  • HVACR Technician
  • Lineworker
  • Machinist
  • Plumber
  • Welder

The JCBIA will have 1 of the trucks at our office on March 16th for our Discover Construction Day. Together with JCPS, on March 16, 2023 we will be busing in 11-12 grade students to discover all the lucritive careers available in our industry.  We will be reaching out to our members to have a booth space at this event so the kids can see what you do!

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