NEW’s mission is to prepare, train, and place women in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades, helping women achieve economic independence and a secure future for themselves and their families. At the same time, NEW provides a pipeline of qualified workers to the industries that build, move, power, green, and maintain New York. For over 40 years, NEW has been a groundbreaking model that works for women and for New York City. NEW's goal is to place and retain low-income women in trade careers by enhancing our training programs, expanding our employer base and growing the number of opportunities available to women through those employers.

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NEW’s mission is to prepare, train, and place women in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades, helping women achieve economic independence and a secure future for themselves and their families. At the same time, NEW provides a pipeline of qualified workers to the industries that build, move, power, green, and maintain New York. For over 40 years, NEW has been a groundbreaking model that works for women and for New York City. NEW's goal is to place and retain low-income women in trade careers by enhancing our training programs, expanding our employer base and growing the number of opportunities available to women through those employers.