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The NewBridge Model

NewBridge rethinks job training and youth arts programs. Based on the highly successful Manchester Bidwell program in Pittsburgh, NewBridge Cleveland Center for Arts & Technology provides career training for unemployed, underemployed, and displaced adults and after-school digital arts and ceramics classes for urban high school students.

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The application process for our Phlebotomy Program is currently closed as of March 2014. Check back soon to see when this process will be reopened.

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The NewBridge Advantage

  • Classes are offered at no cost to students, with no hidden fees or materials to buy.
  • Job training programs are developed based on needs of local employers.
  • Work and life skills are embedded in all adult coursework.
  • NewBridge works with other leading nonprofits to connect students with support services they need to succeed.
  • Youth receive mentoring and instruction in an arts inspired, state-of-the-art, high-tech environment
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"Change the environment. Change the assumptions. People are capable of extraordinary things."

—Bill Strickland, inspiration for NewBridge, and founder of Manchester Bidwell in Pittsburgh

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NewBridge is a nonprofit supported by the generosity of corporations, foundations, and individuals. Donor opportunities are available.