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Thu, 11/16/2017 - 5:00pm to 5:15pm

This week is National Apprenticeship Week, established by President Obama in 2015. Today, November 16, is Women in Apprenticeship Day in Oregon as declared by Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler.

In Portland, one of the primary organizations working with women getting into trades and trade unions, is Oregon Tradeswomen. They also played a big role in the establishment oif Women in Apprenticeship Day.

KBOO reporter Ruben Lawrence spoke with Kelly Kupcak, the executive director of Oregon Tradeswomen, for more on their programs and upcoming events.

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