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ARE YOU PROFOUNDLY DISCONNECTED®?

  • * A trillion dollars in student loans.

  • * Record high unemployment.

  • * Three million good jobs that no one seems to want.

The mikeroweWORKS Foundation started the Profoundly Disconnected® campaign to challenge the absurd belief that a four-year degree is the only path to success. The Skills Gap is here, and if we don’t close it, it’ll swallow us all. Which is a long way of saying, we could use your help…

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A MOST UNUSUAL ANNOUNCEMENT GUARANTEED TO…

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Help Close America’s Skills Gap and Horrify Half the Country.” I’m very pleased to announce that mikeroweWORKS is about to award over $600,000 in work ethic scholarships.

HOT UNDER THE BLUE COLLAR,
PART 8

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“The Skilled Trades Are a Young Man’s Game.” Mike is asked a question about The University of Phoenix’s “If I Only Had a Brain” commercial and check out Myth #8 of Hot Under The Blue Collar.

PRAGER U: DON’T FOLLOW YOUR PASSION

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Here’s a great bit of advice for any graduate. Watch, as Mike Rowe delivers this years commencement address for PragerU.

NATIONAL REVIEW – STOP ‘CHERRY-PICKING ONE FORM OF EDUCATION

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Why ‘the world is full of very happy septic-tank cleaners and miserable investment bankers.

WHAT THE CHUCK…SKILLSUSA REVIEW

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One year ago, I received an email from the good folks at SkillsUSA containing a link to their National Conference week in review video.

WANT A JOB?

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Check here to see what our partners have available.

FORBES: DISPELLING 5 DAMAGING MYTHS ABOUT BLUE COLLAR LABOR

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This is an article over at Forbes, and the writer – Kathy Caprino – is doing a great job of promoting jobs that actually exist.

CHECK OUT WHAT
WE’RE SELLING!

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Are you buying what we’re selling? You should be, we’ve got great stuff and all the proceeds help pay for scholarships. Check out the merchandise HERE
JOSHUA LOY – mrW SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT & ALL-AROUND GOOD GUY
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JOSHUA LOY mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship – Josh is a newlywed, he’s working as an HVAC tech during the day and attending classes at night.

MIKE’S TESTIMONY FOR THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES

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Mike testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources to discuss “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trade Workers” See what he had to say here.

FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP SUCCESS STORIES

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mrWF is making a difference. Check out the “Faces of the Foundation” get inspired to start your own career in the skilled trades.

MTI INTERVIEWS mrWF PRESIDENT
MARY SULLIVAN

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You Have to Start Somewhere – MTI talks to mikeroweWORKS Foundation President Mary Sullivan about the foundation and more.

EAGLE SCOUT LETTER

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Mike has written a letter and will personalize and sign it for any Eagle Scout out there who requests it. HERE is where you find out how to receive yours.

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