Month: July 2019

Trade Classes Give All Students a Shot at the American Dream

Woodworking, welding, and home economics used to be part of the curriculum in all traditional schools. Introducing students to skilled trade careers used to be just as important as test scores, graduation rates and college prep. The reality is that schools have diverted funds away from job training classes over the past decade and are […]

Written by on July 17, 2019

Fresno District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp Speaks to Local Fresno Youth

Fresno District Attorney (DA), Lisa Smittcamp speaks with Learn4Life Fresno students about the importance of education and graduating high school. Under her tenure, DA Smittcamp has added many units within her department including a newly formed Truancy Unit to ensure children are attending school. DA Smittcamp also started an internship program for both college students […]

Written by on July 9, 2019