Newsletter: 12.13.2023

Perfect Graduation Rate Defines ValleyBuild’s Latest Class

Twenty-two students celebrated the completion of their ValleyBuild training program at graduation ceremonies attended by family, friends, the mayor of Fresno and other local, state and federal leaders. The Nov. 17 ceremony, conducted during National Apprenticeship Week and at the Fresno Fairgrounds, featured many well-deserved accolades and two speakers from the training program that teaches building and construction skills.

ValleyBuild Helps Train Construction Workforce for Fresno’s Future

The City of Fresno’s ambitious capital improvement program will translate into an ongoing demand for skilled workers in the trades and a continuing need for successful training programs like ValleyBuild. “We have never had this much work in Fresno in terms of capital projects,” said Fresno Mayor Jerry Dyer, a featured speaker at the Nov. 17 ValleyBuild graduation. “Over the next three and a half years, we anticipate $1.6 billion dollars in capital projects, and anything over a million dollars is pursuant to our Project Labor Agreement (PLA).”

ValleyBuild Graduation Highlights

ValleyBuild Graduation Highlights