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‘Everybody needs a roof’: How a new job academy plans to turn roofers into millionaires

5 Mar 2020

At GAF’s new Roofing Academy, students from underserved communities get free vocational training—and the skills to become entrepreneurs.

On a rainy afternoon in February, fourteen vocational students have gathered in bucolic Parsippany, New Jersey, for what looks like an unconventional Project Runway challenge. Some are clad in khaki Dickies overalls, while others sport T-shirts bearing the word “HVAC.” (That’s “heating, ventilation, and air conditioning,” for the uninitiated.) Steely Dan is playing through the speakers as they bend over their appointed stations, cutting and pinching and welding.


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