The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation regularly publishes special reports addressing key public policy issues affecting the global black community including economic independence, public health, education and leadership. Signature publications include “Breaking Barriers 2”, an in-depth look at African-American students and the public education system, and “Understanding Health Reform: A Community Guide for African Americans”.
In addition to CBCF’s signature in-depth reports, CBCF Research and Policy publications include analysis briefings, articles, backgrounders, published opinions and arguments by CBCF fellows and experts.
This issue brief provides data and useful resources to inform African Americans about the benefits of apprenticeships. It also identifies where apprenticeships can be found that can help them start a journey towards obtaining the middle-income and well-paying water careers available now and in the future, especially in water utilities area.
Continuous access to clean, safe and affordable water is critical to our economy, health, and way of life. This briefing note focuses on career opportunities for African Americans with public water and wastewater utilities responsible for providing such services.