Washington prison program trains women inmates for future in the building trades
Updated On: Jun 02, 2021
Victoria Garza was doing time, for the second time, at the Washington Corrections Center for Women. Her chances of going back for a third time are now slim to none as she has found a home with Local 86. Victoria is now an apprentice following a tough try-out day. She was ready thanks to a prison program TRAC that gives inmates a basic training in the building trades. Northwest Ironworkers have been an active part of that program since it start. Here is a recent article on the TRAC Program and Victoria from a Department of Correctons publicantion.