Media Coverage

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06-12-2014
Construction Industry Roundtable on Apprenticeships, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Labor

11-01-2013
Three Generations of Instructors At San Diego Job Corps
Imperial Beach Eagle & Times

08-23-2013
Housing Rebound Stymied by Spot U.S. Labor Shortages
BloombergBusinessweek

08-13-2013
Dauphin County Prison Inmates, Land Bank Partnering to Flip Houses
Penn Live/The Patriot News

08-09-2013
An Improving Housing Market Means More Jobs
philly.com

07-24-2013
Goodwill Offers Construction Training for Troubled Youth
New Pittsburgh Courier

7-21-2013
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania Puts Teens on the RISE
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 06-19-2013
The Coming Talent Wars
daily5REMODEL

06-13-2013
HBI President John Courson Discusses the Shortage of Skilled Labor and How HBI Can Help
NAHB Housing Now
June 13, 2013

06-03-2013
Homebuilders Struggle to Find Workers
CNNMoney

05-22-2013
Veto Pen Spares Pair of Local Projects
News-Sun
Highland County, Fla.

05-06-2013
Public-Private Partnerships to Build Free Wheelchair Ramps
jacksonville,com
Jacksonville, Fla.

05-02-2013
Home Builders Institute Honors Retired Instructor
timesleader.com
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

04-17-2013
Wansley Waters: DJJ Youth Ambassadors Role Models for At-Risk Youngsters
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

04-10-2013
Florida's Youth Success Ambassadors
Miami Herald

04-10-2013
Penn College Students Fare Well Amid High-Profile Competition
Penn State News

04-09-2013
Wansley Walters: On Children's Week, Peer Into DJJ's Crystal Ball
Tallahassee Democrat

04-09-2013
Students in Biddleford Gain New Experience: Success
Portland Press Herald
Portland, Maine

04-03-2013
Worker Shortage Could Hurt Recovery, NAHB Says
Snips Magazine

03-29-2013
Growing Labor Shortage Impedes Housing and Economic Recovery
Kitchen and Bath Business

03-27-2013
Growing Labor Shortage Impedes Housing and Economic Recovery
Qualified Remodeler

03-26-2013
NAHB Sees Shortage of Skilled Labor
Fine Home Building

03-25-2013
Growing Labor Shortages Impeding Housing and Economic Recovery
Contractor

03-22-2013
Future of Job Corps in Trouble

WTNH-TV
New Haven, Conn. 

03-21-2013
Feast or Famine: Home Builders Now Face Labor Shortages
Mortgage Daily News

02-25-2013
Display for West Michigan Home and Garden Show Becomes a Learning Opportunity
The Grand Rapids Press

02-22-2013
As Housing Recovers, Will Gen Y Workers Follow?

Builder

02-14-2013
San Diego Job Corps Students Win Medals at Skills USA Region 6 Competition
Eagle & Times
Imperial Beach, Calif.

02-06-2013
If Labor Shortages Persist, Will Builders Seek Construction Alternatives?
Builder

02-06-2013
WCU Construction Management Students Do Well in Competition
The Sylva Herald
Sylva, NC

02-05-2013
Pressly Development Company President Is New HBI Board of Trustees Chairman
RealEstateRama

02-01-2013
NDSCS Students Finish No. 1 in National Residential Construction Management Competition
North Dakota State College of Science

Winter 2013
Building Firm Foundations: WIA Construction Program Builds Skills, Confidence, Character
The VIsion, Southeastern Community College
West Burlington, Iowa

01-30-2013
First Coast Mentoring Group Sees Need to Pull Volunteers, Organizations Together
Florida Times-Union/jacksonville.com
Jacksonville, Fla.

01-17-2013
Homebuilding Is Booming, But Skilled Workers Are Scarce
All Things Considered
NPR

01-16-2013
Local HBI Students to Help Beautify Eastonville Police Department
West Orlando News

01-16-2013
MTSU Program Building New Leaders in the Building Industry
The Daily News Journal
Murfreesboro, Tenn.

01-11-2013
10 Must-Dos at IBS 2013
Builder

01-08-2013
Touchdown for Homes Project
The Times-Picayune
New Orleans, La.

12-26-2013
On the Level: Rick Judson, Principal Manager of Evergreen Group and 2013 NAHB President
The Mecklenburg Times
Mecklenburg, N.C.

12-07-2012
Rebuilding the Housing Market
CNBC

12-07-2012
About Real Estate: U.S. Job Corps Offers Free Training
Chicago Daily Herald

12-05-2012
HBI Announces Executive Team Promotions
ForResidentialPros.com

12-05-2012
Getting Inmates to Work
WHP-TV
Harrisburg, Pa.

11-29-2012
NAHB Keeps Workers in the Pipeline
Washington Update

11-28-2012
Construction Industry Faces Worker Shortage
USA Today

11-09-2012
Labor Shortages Worry Some Some Local Homebuilders
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Tampa, Fla.

11-07-2012
Students Complete Affordable Home Renovation
KOMU.com

11-01-2012
Construction Conversation: Investing in a Skilled Workforce
Construction Citizen

10-26-2012
HBI PACT for Veterans Student Featured at Florida Senator Bill Nelson's Visit to Jacksonville Vet Center
WJCT-FM

09-06-2012
Power Lunch 
CNBC

09-06-2012
Home Builders Don't Have Enough Workers to Meet New Demand 
CNBC.Com

08-28-2012
Industry Education Could Alleviate Hiring Paradox
Remodeling Magazine Online

08-20-2012
Veterans: Florida Home Builders Institute Launches Pre-Apprenticeship
Employment & Training Reporter

08-01-12
Non-Profit, State Team Up to Help Veterans Find Jobs in Construction Industry
Miami-Herald

07-26-12
Program Puts 'Wounded Warriors' in the Saddle
The New Mexican

07-12-12
Homebuilders: Where'd All the Skilled Workers Go?
Trulia

07-10-12
Builders Brace for Labor, Skill Shortages
Builder

07-10-12
Home Builders Plan to Hire
benefitspro

07-01-12
PM Profile: Home Builders Institute Provides Training for Hard and Soft Construction Skills
Plumbing & Mechanical

07-01-12
Special Report: The Shrinking Labor Pool
Construction Business Owner

06-14-12
Club Gets Fetching Facelift
Roswell Daily Record

06-08-12
Pointers on Keeping Yourself Safe at Home
Philly.com

06-08-12
Housing Help for Wounded Veterans
MarketWatch

05-20-12
Robotics Spark Youths' Math, Science Interests
The San Francisco Examiner

05-18-12
Construction Project Builds Up Community Youth
WDSU-TV
New Orleans, La.

05-11-12
NOLA Youth Learn Work Skills
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, La.

May 2011
Home Builders Institute Safety & Health Board Offers Tips for Safety Month
Building Products News

04-30-2012
Cassadaga Job Corps Students Contribute to Project
Observer
Dunkirk, N.Y.

04-20-2012
Student Mentors Help High Schoolers Envision College
The University of Texas at Dallas News Center

04-18-2012
Construction Management Winners To Be Honored Tonight
Daily News Journal
Murfreesboro, Tenn.

04-05-2012
Maine Senator Snowe Visits Job Corps Center in Limestone
WAGM-TV
Presque Isle, Maine

03-31-2012
Returning Veterans Get Help Finding Homes
Herald-Tribune
Sarasota, Fla.

03-20-2012
Friendship House Brings Community Hope, Student Volunteers Experience
KSLA-TV
Shreveport, La.

03-16-2012
Session 2012: Insurance, property tax issues carry most impact
Tampa Bay Business Journal

03-15-2012
Profile: Home Builders Institute
Multi-Housing News

03-09-2012
Plumbers Need Postsecondary Education Too
Chronicle of Higher Education

03-07-2012
HBI Retiree Back in the Classroom
Job Corps News

03-06-2012
How the HBI Can Save Multi-Housing's Labor Needs
MHN Online

03-02-2012
Students Build Log Home in Five Days
WPMT-TV
Harrisburg, Pa.

03-01-2012
San Diego Job Corps Student Participates in 2012 National Home Builder International Builders Show
Eagle & Times
Imperial Beach, Calif.

March 2012
International Builders Home Show
OrangeTV

02-29-2012
Shaping the Future of Home Building
BuilderTV

02-27-2012
Jeff State Construction Program Places First in National Competition
Shelby County Reporter
Columbiana, Ala.

02-27-2012
C-CORE Students and Coaches Volunteer With Greenville Free Medical Clinic
Builder Review Daily
Greenville, S.C.

02-21-2012
Tech School Students Win National Construction Competition
Cram Session, York Daily Record
York, Pa.

02-21-2012
FSU Professor to Lead Construction Mentoring Program
WTXL-TV
Tallahassee, Fla.

02-21-2012
York Tech Team Takes First in Construction Management Competition
The York Dispatch
York, Pa.

02-17-2012
Jeff State Construction Program Earns First Place in National Competition 
WBRC-TV
Birmingham, Ala.

02-17-2012
Briefcase: MTSU Construction at Team Top at Competition Again
The Daily News Journal Online
Mufreesboro, Tenn.

02-16-2012
Jefferson State Construction Program Earns First Place
WBMA-TV
Birmingham, Ala.

02-16-2012
MSTU Construction Management Team Earns 2nd National Title
mtsunews.com

02-13-2012
Competing at IBS, Show-Stopping Students Lack an Audience
Builder

02-09-12
Dept. of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Tours S.D. Job Corps Center
Eagle & Times
Imperial Beach, Calif.

02-09-2012
99 Association Profesionals Earn CAE 
Association Trends

01-30-12
Obama Talks About Housing in State of the Union Address
Nation's Building News

01-30-12
Plumbing Student Excels in National Trade Competition, With Support of HBI Instructor
Nation's Building News

01-27-12
Labor Secretary Carries President's Jobs Message to Imperial Beach
KPBS-TV
San Diego

01-16-12
Former Prisoners Hone Home Building Skills, Give Back to Community Through HBI Program
Nation's Building News

01-16-12
Students, Builders Help Rebuild Tornado-Stricken Joplin, Mo., on 'Extreme Makeover'
Nation's Building News

01-16-12
HBI C-CORE Program Celebrates National Mentoring Month
Nation's Building News

January 2012
B&D Interview: John A. Courson, President/CEO, Home Builders Institute
Builder and Developer

12-18-11
Woodstock Job Corps Students Earn Safety Certifications During Week-Long Safety Rodeo
Nation's Building News

12-18-11
HBI Students Learning Weatherization Skills to Help Companies Compete in Retrofit Market
Nation's Building News

12-09-11
Home Economics: Recurring Question in Tough Times: Repair or Replace?
philly.com

12-05-11
Aspiring Builders to Compete in Residential Construction Management Competition at IBS
Nation's Building News

12-05-11
NAHB Student Chapter Members Attend IBS to Help Prepare for Home Building Careers
Nation's Building News

12-05-11
Network With Future Workforce Prospects at HBI Job Corps Booth at IBS
Nation's Building News
 

12-05-11
Value of Youth Mentoring Program to Build, Retain Workforce Discussed at Builders’ Show
Nation's Building News  

12-05-11
HBI Job Corps Events at IBS Recognize Skills, Accomplishments of Young People in Housing
Nation's Building News

11-14-11
Washington Area Appointments & Promotions
Washington Post Finance

11-10-11
HBI Names New President & CEO
The M Report

11-10-11
HBI Names New President
Mortgage Net Branch Center

11-10-11
Former Executive of Mortgage Bank Group Lands at Home Builders Institute
Association Trends

11-09-11
John Courson Names President & CEO of Home Builders Institute
Building Online

11-09-11
Courson Named HBI President & CEO
National Floor Trends

11-08-11
John Courson Named President & CEO of Home Builders Institute
Yahoo Finance

11-08-11
John Courson Named President & CEO of Home Builders Institute
Floor Covering Weekly

11-08-11
Courson Tapped to Lead Home Builders Institute
Tile Magazine

11-08-11
Mortgage Banking Exec to Head HBI
Home Channel News

11-08-11
John Courson Named President & CEO of Home Builders Institute
MarketWatch/The Wall Street Journal

11-04-11
50 Great Places to Work in Washington
Washingtonian Magazine

11-03-11
Praise from Governor Tom Corbett
The Times Leader

Butler Township, Pa.

11-03-11
Governor's Visit to Keystone Job Corps Center
The Times Leader

Butler Township, Pa.

11-03-11
Governor Tom Corbett Tours Keystone Job Corps Center
Station WBRE
PAHomePage.com

11-03-11
Governor Corbett: Improving State's Education System Is Key
Citizens Voice
Luzerne County, Pa.

10-31-11
HBI New Orleans Volunteers Help Rebuild Two Homes Damaged by Hurricane Katrina
Nation's Building News

10-27-11
Operation Rebuild Delaware
WZBH Podcast

10-27-11
Job Corps Helps Lakeshore Humane Society
Observer

Dunkirk, NY

10-17-11
HBI Job Corps Students at Solar Decathlon See New Technologies, Share Wiring Skills
Nation's Building News

10-17-11
Sed de Saber English Language Learning Tool Available Free to Members, HBAs
Nation's Building News

10-06-11
Job Corps Students Continuing Work at Tijuana River Estuary
Eagle & Times
Imperial Beach, Calif.

10-03-11
Solar Home Designs Break New Ground in Student Decathalon on National Mall
Nation's Building News

10-03-11
Sed de Saber English Language Learning Tool Available Free to Members, HBAs Till Oct. 31
Nation's Building News

10-03-11
New HBI Mentoring Program Encourages Youths to Prepare for Home Building Careers
Nation's Building News

09-22-11
Home Building Industry and Non-Profits Push to Expand Youth Mentoring Programs
Qualified Remodeler

09-22-11
Home Building Industry and Non-Profits Push to Expand Youth Mentoring Programs
BNmag.com

09-19-11
African Delegation Learns About Training Programs During HBI Job Corps Center Visit
Nation's Building News

9-05-11
Build Local Workforce Through Sensible, Affordable HBI Apprenticeship Program
Nation's Building News

08-18-11
Job Corps Students Donate Flower Beds to Maine Veterans Home
WABI-TV

August 2011
Construction Training Goes for Green Growth
Builder & Developer

07-26-11
Volunteers make ramp a reality for County man with multiple sclerosis
Bangor Daily News

07-25-11
HBI Continues to Expand Energy Efficiency Training Offerings
Nation's Building News

07-25-11
Instructors Recognized for Preparing Young People for Home Building Careers
Nation's Building News

07-11-11
Tucson Community Action Garden
FOX11-AZ

07-11-11
HBI CEO Fred Humphreys to Retire After 40 Years in Workforce Development for Housing

July 2011
Advance Your Construction Career Through Education and Training
Monster.com

06-29-11
Ex-Offenders Benefit From Job Training Program
WYPR-NPR

06-28-11
Youthbuild Students Graduate with Certificates, Carpentry Skills
The Bridgeport News

06-27-11
HBI Job Corps Students Help Renovate Halfway Houses in Worcester, MA
Nation's Building News

06-23-11
NAHB Steps Up Effort to Train the Next Generation of Builders
Builder

06-13-11
HBI Job Corps Students Create Award for Army's Heavy Hitters
Nation's Building News

06-12-11
Working to Help Others: Job Corps Program Offers Guidance
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

05-16-11
HBI Electrical Students Staking Out a Bright Future in Residential Solar and Wind Energy
Nation's Building News

May 2011
B&D Interview: Don Pratt 2011 Chairman Home Builders Institute
Builder and Developer

May 2011
NAHB Prepares Students With Real-Life Job Skills
Techniques

04-22-11
5 Green Jobs for Saving the Planet
Bankrate.com

04-18-11
HBI Partnering With ProLiteracy to Launch National Adult Literacy Conference
Nation's Building News

04-18-11
Students Learning Highly Marketable Green Building Job Skills
Nation's Building News

4-08-11
Local Job Corps Program Prepares Students for a Better Future
Bangor Daily News

04-04-11
Construction Skills Contest Results Send Resumes of Tennessee Students Flying
Nation's Building News

04-04-11
Donald Pratt Appointed HBI Board of Trustees Chair
Nation's Building News

03-25-11
Workplace Inc. Celebrates Graduates of YouthBuild Bridgeport Job Training Program
ctpost.com

03-21-11
Following Safety Regulations Can Prevent Construction Site Injuries
Nation's Building News

3-21-11
HBI Adds 14 New Community Organization Partners to Youth Mentoring Program
Nation's Building News

03-04-11
Seguridad y Educacion Para Hispanicos
El Nuevo Constructor

03-03-11
La Seguridad, un Asunto de Cuidado
El Nuevo Constructor

March 2011
Cascades Electrical Students Featured in Golden Apple Awards Program
KCTS 9

March 2011
21st-century Apprenticeships: Embracing Non-traditional Partnerships and Technologies
Techniques
The Association of Career and Technical Education

02-21-11
U.S. Needs to Step Up Work-Based Skills Training for New Jobs, Harvard Study Says
Nation's Building News

02-21-11
VIPs From Around the Country Learn More About Project CRAFT, C-CORE
Nation's Building News

02-01-11
New Training Program Aims at Reducing Deaths Among Hispanic Workers
Builder Magazine

January 2011
Chambersburg Students on Award-Winning Team
Public Opinion
Chambersburg, Pa.

01-27-11
Cal Poly Students Rock the House in Building Competition

01-24-11
Months of Work Pay Off for Construction Management Competition Winners
Nation's Building News

01-24-11
HBI Job Corps Graduates Recognized for Achievements in Housing Industry
Nation's Building News

01-19-11
HBI Tampa YouthBuild Grad, Corey Mintlow, Oversees Large Scale Construction Project  
Fox News, Tampa Bay

01-14-11
HBI Project Hope Produces Home Depot Employee of the Year
midlandsbiz.com

01-10-11
HBI Seeks Home Building Veterans for New Mentoring Program
Nation's Building News

2-20-10
HBI Seeks Sponsors for Adult ESL and Safety Campaign for Hispanic Workers
Nation's Building News

December 2010
Lowes/HBI Partnership Continues to Guide Students Into Residential Construction Careers
LowesforPros.com

12-06-10
Students Head to Orlando for a Busy and Competitive Week at IBS
Nation's Building News

12-03-10
Program Started to Protect Hispanic Worker Safety
WVUE-Fox 8
New Orleans

12-03-10
Summit Aims to Improve Hispanic Worker Safety
WDSU.com
New Orleans

11-17-10
HBI Job Corps Students Expand Credentials
NBC 12
Richmond

Richmond Times-Dispatch

11-13-10
Home Builders President Praises Job Corps, North Dakota
Minot Daily News

November 2010
The Skilled Labor Shortage in the U.S.
LowesforPros.com

November 2010
CTE Students See the Green in New Construction Jobs
Techniques

10-18-10
Small North Carolina Builder Selected for Student Construction Contest
Nation's Building News

09-25-10
Building Futures
The Hawk Eye

09-20-10
Two New Training Programs Offered to At-Risk Youth in Florida
Nation's Building News

08-31-10
Cassadaga Job Corps Recognizes Safety Employee of the Year
The Observer Today

08-23-10
HBI Partners With Community Organizations to Provide Mentoring Services for At-Risk Youth
Nation's Building News

August 2010
Model Reentry Program Expands Inmates' Career Possibilities
Corrections Today

07-12-10
Wisconsin Construction/Deconstruction Training Program Graduates 14
Nation's Building News

06-28-10
Electrical Apprenticeships Combine On-the-Job Training and Classroom Instruction
Nation's Building News

June 2010
Headlines in the Midlands: Project HOPE
Midlandsbiz

06-18-10
Your Place: Faulty gas fireplace? Go for the Insert
Philadelphia Inquirer

06-02-10
5 Green Jobs for Saving the Planet
Bankrate.com

06-01-10
HBI Students Assemble Keepsake Statues for Ministers Attending First G20 Labor Summit
Nation's Building News

05-19-10
Weatherization Incentives Offer New Opportunities for Building Pros
EcoHome Magazine

05-17-10
Green Building Practices Added to Residential Construction Academy Textbook Series
Nation's Building News

05-15-10
H20: Easy ways for You to Save Water
Belleville News Democrat

05-05-10
Bright Light, Crescent City: Restore Wesley United for New Orleans
puppetgov.com

05-03-10
HBI Returns to Hurricane-Battered Gulfport Job Corps Center
Nation's Building News

04-29-10
Job Training Urged for Ex-convicts in New Orleans
The Times-Picayune

04-17-10
The Benefits of Electrical Apprenticeship
LowesforPros.com

04-05-10
Rattled Job Seekers Turning to the Trades
MSNBC.com

04-02-10
Your Place: Buzzing with remedies for carpenter bees
The Philadelphia Inquirer

March 2010
Builder Magazine: The Last Word
Builder Magazine

02-08-10
Vo-Tech student builders Take Second Place
The Sentinel
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

02-05-10
Construction Science team Places 5th in Vegas
The Battalion Online
Texas A&M University Newspaper

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