Women’s Resource Center breaks occupational stereotyping and pilots the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST)  Pre-Apprenticeship program. 

WRC awarded 1 of 6 grants from the US Department of Labor to assist employers and labor unions in recruiting and retaining women in nontraditional occupations. 

New employment programs offered for women who are homeless, receiving welfare, and are survivors of domestic violence.



The New Directions Strategic Plan is launched with a commitment to serve economically and socially disadvantaged women by focusing resources toward low income single mothers, female ex-offenders and women living in poverty.