LIVING TRADES ACADEMY
The Living Trades Academy © (LTA) was a hands-on job training program that offered valuable training to Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park residents and allowed them to:
Under the guidance and supervision of professional preservation craftspeople, participants gained the necessary basic knowledge in several preservation trades to be successful in the preservation field. They worked with traditional and modern building materials as well as appropriate tools and equipment to develop skills in preservation and received a certificate once the program requirements had been met.
Living Trades Academy, a restoration job training program, launches in the North End, by Robin Runyan (Curbed Detroit, March 12, 2018)
Hands-on academy teaches Detroiters building trades, by Candice Williams (The Detroit News, March 10, 2018)
Michigan Historic Preservation Network creates Living Trade Academy to revitalize city, by Brandon Patterson (Detroit Free Prerss, March 2, 2018)
New jobs training program teaches unemployed, underemployed Detroiters how to restore older homes, by Marge Sorge (The Hub Detroit, March 1, 2018)
Living Trades Academy aims to train more skilled workers in restoring homes, by Robin Runyan (Curbed Detroit, July 5, 2017)