TSR Helps Raise Money for We Push for Peace CDL Training Program for At-Risk Youth

nate bjerke at fundraiserOur firm participated in and donated to a community fundraiser for a non-profit called We Push for Peace on Monday night. The organization is raising money for its CDL program, which provides free training for at-risk young people to help them earn a Commercial Driver’s License. Donations help the organization purchase trucks, pay instructors, and rent space for equipment for practice and training.

We Push for Peace was started by Trahern Pollard to advocate for and be a resource to those in the inner city, including local businesses and youth. The organization owns and operates Xavier’s Employment and Training, which serves underprivileged youth between 16 and 24 years old.

We Push for Peace also provides:

  • Mental health assessments and resources
  • Employment assistance, including resume development, mock interviews and job placement
  • Pre-employment training
  • Victims of violence support groups
  • Financial education
  • Home buying classes