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Madison Apprenticeship Program's Fourth Anniversary

Posted by Brandy McClernan on February 7, 2012 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

When Diana Shinall was sitting on the Madison

Community Services Commission several years ago,

there was all of the talk about the problems in Allied

Drive and how they were going to be solved with the

apartment construction and the building of the Boys &

Girls Club. But she was thinking something else. “My

thought was ‘That’s great, but unless we help the people,

it won’t mean anything,’” Shinall said. A...

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Madison Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Brandy McClernan on February 7, 2012 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The Madison Apprenticeship Program is a community-based, 12-week course in life skills, job-skill training, and confidence building that serves residents of the Allied-Dunn neighborhood. The photos in this series were taken over the course of 12 weeks, as the students trained together, preparing to enter the workforce.

Diana Shinall is MAP’s founder, director and instructor, but she says she knows hard times as well as any of the students who come through her door. A native of Ga...

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