Central Georgia Technical College is a two-year public college and a Predominantly Black Institution in central Georgia. Through this grant, the CGTCF—a nonprofit organization that supports the college’s mission and students—will engage young people participating in the CGTC REACH program, which is a student organization established to promote the success of underserved populations, primarily young men of color, in postsecondary education and the workplace. The CGTCF will work with small to mid-size employer partners in high-growth industries in the region that have expressed an interest in and commitment to diversity and inclusion. These employers—the City of Milledgeville, Spherion Staffing and Recruiting, and Georgia Artisan Furnishings—have also committed to supporting REACH student representatives in job shadowing and other immersive workplace learning activities.  

Central Georgia Technical College is a two-year public college and a Predominantly Black Institution in central Georgia. Through this grant, the CGTCF—a nonprofit organization that supports the college’s mission and students—will engage young people participating in the CGTC REACH program, which is a student organization established to promote the success of underserved populations, primarily young men of color, in postsecondary education and the workplace. The CGTCF will work with small to mid-size employer partners in high-growth industries in the region that have expressed an interest in and commitment to diversity and inclusion. These employers—the City of Milledgeville, Spherion Staffing and Recruiting, and Georgia Artisan Furnishings—have also committed to supporting REACH student representatives in job shadowing and other immersive workplace learning activities.