Celebrate the African American experience this month and beyond on WHRO TV 15 and WHRO World.


Reaching a Milestone in Her Continuing Journey

Rachael Cornelison has been an Electrician Apprentice for several years. She is thankful for the paid training she has received as she nears her Journeyman certification.

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One Woman's Electrifying Passion for Her Work

LaTrisia Bright has been with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1340 for almost 15 years now. She enjoys working hard and finds her career extremely rewarding.

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Jennifer Dasilva: Taking Charge of Her Career

Currently only 2.4 percent of electricians are women. Jennifer Dasilva plans to add her name to that list, and she is getting paid while she learns the ropes!

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Trucking Down the Road to Career Success

For one local single mom, a career in commercial truck driving offered an exciting next chapter. Plus, she was able to get started in just 16 weeks!

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Grace Jordan: The Nuts & Bolts of Life

“You can learn as you go. There’s no debt involved. It’s an accessible great job with great growth potential.” Learn how Grace built a rewarding career that she loves.

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How Anne Lassere Built Her Career (And Got Paid To Do It)

Virginia carpenter Anne Lassere never imagined herself working in this trade because “that’s just not something that girls did,” but she is glad she ignored the stereotype.

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