ARE YOU PROFOUNDLY DISCONNECTED®?
* A trillion dollars in student loans.
* Record high unemployment.
* Three million good jobs that no one seems to want.
The mikeroweWORKS Foundation started the Profoundly Disconnected® campaign to challenge the absurd belief that a four-year degree is the only path to success. The Skills Gap is here, and if we don’t close it, it’ll swallow us all. Which is a long way of saying, we could use your help…
GO FUND – WHY NOT!
Mark and his class have been largely ignored. Even the State Fair turned them away for some reason or another. Wanna know why shop class is dying on the vine?
REWARDING REAL INITIATIVE
PARADE MAGAZINE: WHAT DOES LABOR DAY MEAN TO AMERICANS?In honor of Labor Day, established 121 years ago by President Grover Cleveland, Parade talked with Mike about his unique take on what Labor Day means.
THE SKILLS GAP -
TIME Magazine describes the shortage of skilled tradesmen as “dire” – told you so!
TOLD YOU SO
Gratitude therein should be shared with those who have bid on and purchased the many pieces of random C.R.A.P. I’ve auctioned off over the years. Watch the video that features some grateful scholarship recipients.
IS REALLY ABOUT
OFF THE WALL:
Hey Mike, I’m starting the Electrical Technician program at the local Technical Institute in a couple of weeks, and was wondering what options might still be available with the mikeroweWORKS scholarships?
WANT A JOB?Check here to see what our partners have available.
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CHECK OUT WHAT
Are you buying what we’re selling? You should be, we’ve got great stuff and all the proceeds help pay for scholarships. Check out the merchandise HERE
mikeroweWORKS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIPLargest Home Services Provider Starts New Partnership with Television Personality and Skilled Trades Supporter Mike Rowe
MIKE’S TESTIMONY FOR THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
Mike testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources to discuss “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trade Workers” See what he had to say here.
FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP SUCCESS STORIES
mrWF is making a difference. Check out the “Faces of the Foundation” get inspired to start your own career in the skilled trades.
MTI INTERVIEWS mrWF PRESIDENT
You Have to Start Somewhere – MTI talks to mikeroweWORKS Foundation President Mary Sullivan about the foundation and more.
MIKE WROTE A BOOK!? LISTEN TO HIM READING THE PREFACE!
Yep. He finally did it. And it’s a real page turner. True, there’s only one page but it’s a ZINGER of a page. Hear Mike read the preface, and buy the book!
EAGLE SCOUT LETTER
Mike has written a letter and will personalize and sign it for any Eagle Scout out there who requests it. HERE is where you find out how to receive yours.