Helping City of Racine Residents Thrive and Succeed

Growing Residents’ Opportunities and Wealth: GROW Racine is a hub for our key resources,
all in one place.

Helping City of Racine Residents Thrive and Succeed

Growing Residents’ Opportunities and Wealth: GROW Racine is a hub for our key
resources, all in one place.

GROW RACINE

Mayor Mason Message

Welcome to GROW Racine! As Mayor of the City of Racine, I want everyone who lives in our City to know that we believe in your potential.

At the City of Racine, we are focused on exactly what GROW stands for: Growing Residents’ Opportunities and Wealth! GROW Racine wants to help our residents earn their high school degree, start family-supporting jobs in the trades, become homeowners, and repair and improve their houses.

We are investing in our residents’ futures with these GROW Racine programs, and this website puts all of these resources in one place. Whether you’re a resident using these programs to improve your family’s future, or you’re a resident who wants to support and encourage residents working to GROW, we welcome you to these City resources. Together, we can grow and transform Racine.

Pathways to Your Success

Grow & Achieve Your Goals. We are investing in your future.

Scholarships to Earn Your High School Credential!

Go back to school to earn your high school credential through the YWCA SEW’s FREE 5.09 HSED program AND, for a limited time, City residents age 18+ can get a $1,500 City Scholarship to help pay the bills while you’re in the FREE 5.09 program! Learn More

Scholarships for Pre-Apprenticeship Training!

Start a career in the construction and building trades! Enroll in FREE pre-apprenticeship training programs offered by one of our partners AND for a limited time. City residents, age 18+ can get a $1,500 City Scholarship to help pay the bills while they’re getting training.
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Youth Apprenticeship Program

Mayor Cory Mason and the City of Racine are excited to announce the Youth Apprenticeship Program! The Youth Apprenticeship Program is an 8-week employment program that provides youth, ages 16 to 24, with direct work placements directly with the City of Racine department. Youth Apprentices will earn $15/hour on a part-time schedule. If this sounds interesting to you, please click below to apply.

We look forward to working with you this summer!

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News & Highlights

GROW Racine press conference launch

Fox6 News: GROW Racine Initiative Launched; help transform residents’ futures

 

training for careers in the trades Racine

Racine Journal Times: $1.5M available to help Racinians pursue training for careers in the trades

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1 day ago
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Another GROW Racine initiative has now launched! We're now accepting applications for the City of Racine’s Youth Apprenticeship Program! Youth ages 16-24 will have the opportunity to get paid $15/hour this summer, working directly with a City of Racine professional completing hands-on projects, job shadowing, and gaining an authentic work experience.

The mission of this program is build a career experience for our youth to strengthen their professional, social, and economic growth. Our vision is to create job experiences today, which will build the employment pipelines for tomorrow and increase the diversity of Racine’s workforce.

#cityofracine #growracine #racineI'm excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the City of Racine’s Youth Apprenticeship Program! Youth ages16-24 will have the opportunity to get paid $15/hour this summer, working directly with a City of Racine professional completing hands-on projects, job shadowing, and gaining an authentic work experience.

We are offering a variety of positions in City departments including marketing/social media for the Racine Police Department, education with the Racine Public Library, Lake Michigan water testing and laboratory work with the Wastewater Utility, and more!

The mission of this program is build a career experience for our youth to strengthen their professional, social, and economic growth. Our vision is to create job experiences today, which will build the employment pipelines for tomorrow and increase the diversity of Racine’s workforce. #GrowRacine #CityofRacine #Racine

Interested youth can apply here: www.growracine.org/youth-apprenticeship/
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Another GROW Racine initiative has now launched! Were now accepting applications for the City of Racine’s Youth Apprenticeship Program! Youth ages 16-24 will have the opportunity to get paid $15/hour this summer, working directly with a City of Racine professional completing hands-on projects, job shadowing, and gaining an authentic work experience.

The mission of this program is build a career experience for our youth to strengthen their professional, social, and economic growth. Our vision is to create job experiences today, which will build the employment pipelines for tomorrow and increase the diversity of Racine’s workforce.

#cityofracine #growracine #racine
2 days ago
GROW Racine

Congratulations to Elizabeth, and the other City residents who are the first to take advantage of the City's new GROW Racine programs! Help spread the word to let other City residents know of these great opportunities to grow and transform their futures!
#growracine #cityofracineCongratulations to Elizabeth, one of the first recipients of the City of Racine, On the lake's new scholarships! Our new GROW Racine initiative is helping City residents age 18+ like Elizabeth achieve their dreams of earning their high school credential and unlock training, education, better pay, and more!

Elizabeth is enrolled in the YWCA Southeast Wisconsin's FREE 5.09 HSED program and she'll earn her high school credential in just a few more weeks. Thanks to our new City scholarship program, she's also earning money to help her pay the bills while she's back in school. We're so proud of Elizabeth and the other City residents taking these bold steps towards a better future!

Visit www.growracine.org for more info and to sign up today!
#growracine #cityofracine #racine
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Congratulations to Elizabeth, and the other City residents who are the first to take advantage of the Citys new GROW Racine programs! Help spread the word to let other City residents know of these great opportunities to grow and transform their futures!
#growracine #cityofracine
3 days ago
GROW Racine

One of the GROW Racine initiatives is the City of Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC). The #RacineFEC offers City residents professional, confidential, 1:1, NO COST financial counseling. We want to help City residents improve credit scores, reduce debts, build savings, and prepare for successful home ownership. Check it out at www.racinefec.org or call 262-200-081 to make your first appointment.The #RacineFEC wants to help you achieve your dream of homeownership! Before you start house hunting, let us help you get your credit score high enough and your other debts low enough so you can qualify for a great mortgage. AND we can teach and empower you with budgeting and financial skills so you can hold onto that house once you get it!

Get started today by making your first appointment with one of our professional financial counselors. The FEC is 100% NO COST, confidential, 1:1, professional, and tailored to YOU.

Call 262-200-0831 or fill out the quick form at www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment/
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One of the GROW Racine initiatives is the City of Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC). The #RacineFEC offers City residents professional, confidential, 1:1, NO COST financial counseling. We want to help City residents improve credit scores, reduce debts, build savings, and prepare for successful home ownership. Check it out at www.racinefec.org or call 262-200-081 to make your first appointment.
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