Ashley Raeder of Green Bay installs number plates to new seats in the south end zone of Lambeau Field on Wednesday. She is a graduate of the Transportation Alliance for New Solutions program and works for Harriott Contracting LLC.
A Green Bay program aimed at helping job seekers - primarily minorities and women - find a career path in the construction sector has its sights set on expanding its training and industry connections.
The Transportation Alliance for New Solutions program started in Green Bay three years ago and has about 75 graduates. It's an outgrowth of similar programs in Milwaukee, launched in 1990s, and the Crandon area.
While the program initially was devised to provide highway construction workers, it has branched out in recent years to include carpenters, iron workers, pipe fitters and other ...