I was 22 Years in Jail… Now I Am A Successful Machinist
Today you’ll meet Manny, an alumnus of 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.