Chaffey College will use $1 million in public funding to set up training programs in property management and maintenance.
The money will help launch the CORE Academy, a partnership between National CORE and Rancho Cucamonga Community College.
Aimed to help low-income residents, funding for the program will come from Assembly Bill 132, sponsored by Assemblyman James C. Ramos, D-Highland, and signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom this month. last.
“Our state faces historic challenges resulting from the economic devastation caused by the pandemic,” Ramos said in the statement. “Especially in times like these, we need to create opportunities so that everyone can work in well-paying jobs without going into lifelong debt.”
Property management and maintenance services are growing industries that employ millions of US residents and do not require a college degree. Median salaries range from $35,000 to $70,000.
National Community Renaissance – CORE – is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developers. National CORE operates nearly 9,000 affordable, senior and market-priced units in California, Texas and Florida, according to the release.
No launch date for CORE Academy has been announced.
Chaffey College is located in San Bernardino County and serves students from Rancho Cucamonga, Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, and Upland, as well as Mt. Baldy and Guasti areas.