Giving people of color opportunity in Philly’s construction industry

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Graduates of a training course sponsored by the Post Bros. celebrate their graduation at the local community center. (Richard Allen New Generation)

Graduates of a training course sponsored by the Post Bros. celebrate their graduation at the local community center. (Richard Allen New Generation)

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Philly residents and officials have long decried the lack of diversity in the city’s overwhelmingly white construction industry, especially as it experiences a building boom. Now, a new development project in North Philly is taking a unique approach to employ more people of color — and it seems to be working.

Guest: Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron

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