About Us

Our Mission

ANEW improves people’s lives by providing quality training, employment navigation and supportive services leading to successful family wage careers.

Our Vision

We envision a thriving community where there is equal access to family wage, apprentice-able career pathways resulting in a diverse, skilled workforce.

Our Values

ACCOUNTABILITY – We take responsibility for our actions and meet our commitments.

TEAMWORK – We support our diverse team with a unified approach of working openly and constructively across boundaries and geographies.

RESPECT – We treat people, especially each other, fairly and help people grow.

EXCELLENCE – We set high targets and aim to outperform in everything we do.

LEADERSHIP – We lead by example and have a clear vision of the future.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE – We ensure our people possess the resources, knowledge, courage and commitment to make the world a better place.

PEOPLE – We value our people, encourage their development, and reward their performance.

COMMUNICATION – We communicate openly, honestly and accurately.

Program History

Apprenticeship & Non-Traditional Employment for Women (ANEW) was founded in 1980 by women dedicated to improving access and advancement into non-traditional career paths. It is the oldest, continuously running pre-apprenticeship program in the nation.

Founded in 1980, ANEW is the longest continuous running pre-apprenticeship program for women in the county and has a unique and successful reputation for assisting women into apprenticeship. Since inception ANEW has expanded its mission to continue to serve women, but to additionally serve other underprivileged populations in this space.

ANEW does not discriminate on the basis of age, national origin, race, ethnicity, gender, background, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.


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