October 14, 2011 //
MADISON –State Representative Jason Fields (D-Milwaukee) today announced his
partnership with Running Rebels Pipeline to Promise initiative.
“I am honored to be asked to spearhead this collaboration,” stated Rep. Fields.“Pipeline to Promise will address the needs of Milwaukee’s young adults by providing life skills training and access to community resources.”
The Pipeline to Promise is a collaborative movement between community organizations, businesses, government agencies and community leaders.The mission of the project is to provide job/skills training, employment opportunities, scholarships and housing.
“We are excited about the collaboration with Rep. Fields as we work together to combat
joblessness and poverty in southeastern Wisconsin,” said Victor Barnett, founder and
executive director of Running Rebels.
For further information contact Amanda O’Day, deputy director, Running Rebels, 414-264-8222.