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Meet Ryan Benson

Workforce Challenge:

Inglewood resident Ryan Benson enrolled in the INVEST program through the South Bay One-Stop Center for specialized employment services for adult probationers.


Workforce Solution:

Ryan completed the Core Competencies Construction Course through the Chabot Las Positas Community College and Career Expansion program in September 2020 to meet the required industry standards within the electrical trades.

Outcome and Benefits:

He received assistance in purchasing essential work tools and secured employment with Barlow Respiratory Hospital as an electrician with an hourly wage of $37.

“We must not allow other people’s expectations to define who we are because of what we’ve done, or think that we must do what we can only with what we have. Inglewood One Stop has helped me to reach and exceed my goals.”

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