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Welcome!

Congratulations on making the decision to be empowered. We are here to support you down roads we have traveled and are still traveling. Our work environment is fun, energetic, and rewarding. We work hard to give our cohorts significant opportunities to grow, regardless of previous experience or education. Because of that, everybody starts in the same place. From there, your career path is up to you. Explore our programs below and Get in touch with us today! Lets plant new roots!

    BRICK BY BRICK

    Brick by Brick is a reentry work training program for formerly incarcerated young men ages 18 to 24. Roots of Renewal purchases blighted properties in Central City and teaches formerly incarcerated men how to renovate them. During our four-month construction job training program, our program participants learn various skills in construction including carpentry, drywall, siding, flooring, painting, and more. In addition to learning these valuable job skills, our program participants also take part in professional development classes, where they engage with skills like interviewing and financial management.

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