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October 2, 2023

Be Pro Be Proud GA included in proclamation

We are proud to be listed along with our partners, Construction Ready and Technical College System of Georgia for “leading the way in providing young people with career opportunities while increasing the quality of our future workforce.”

May 31, 2023

45,000 students impacted

Be Pro Be Proud GA reached its second milestone of educating 45,000 students about jobs in skilled trades.

January 9, 2023

Georgia Chamber Affiliate partnership

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce shares our mission of promoting a healthy business environment in our state.

March 24, 2022

20,000 Students Impacted

Be Pro Be Proud GA reached its first milestone of educating 20,000 students about jobs in skilled trades.

November 10, 2021

5,000 Students Join the Movement

Be Pro Be Proud GA exceeds its milestone of 5,000 students signing up to receive information from employers and training providers related to their skills sets.

June 1, 2021

The Marcus Foundation helps bridge the skills gap

The Marcus Foundation’s generous two-year investment will help Be Pro Be Proud continue to attract talent to Georgia’s high-demand industry sectors and change public perception skilled trades.

May 10, 2021

First Annual Signing Day

Be Pro Be Proud GA hosts its first annual Skilled Professions Signing Day to honor students entering in-demand careers.

July 29, 2020


The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) announced the launch of Be Pro Be Proud Georgia – an initiative to bring a new generation of pride, progress, and professionals to Cherokee, metro Atlanta, and Georgia’s skilled workforce.