I was 22 Years in Jail… Now I Am A Successful Machinist

November 14, 2022 12:32 pm

Today you’ll meet Manny, an alumnus of @Rise Up Industries CNC Machine Operating Apprenticeship Program. You’ll hear Manny’s story of returning home after incarceration, entering a career in CNC machining, and building habits of success along the way. Then, with today’s demo, you will learn step-by-step how to engrave a plaque on a CNC Mill.

Breaking the Cycle features shop projects and candid second-chance stories from Rise Up Industries in San Diego. A fully functioning machine shop, Rise Up Industries recognizes the increasing labor shortage in the manufacturing industry and believes the solution lies in training and hiring individuals with criminal records.

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