The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Dads Making a Difference Program will celebrate the graduation of nine individuals, all earning Class A Commercial Driver’s Licenses through Sage Technical Services. The nationally-recognized program will hold the commencement ceremony in Cheyenne on Wednesday, December 18th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Wyoming Department of Transportation Auditorium.

Dads Making a Difference is a training-to-work program for low income fathers who are experiencing multiple barriers to self-sufficiency. Each participant is provided with nationally-certified training in high growth, high demand occupations, along with nationally recognized life skills curriculum including Love and Logic parenting courses, PAIRS healthy relationship classes, financial literacy courses, job seeking skills, employment retention, debt resolution and credit recovery classes, individual and group counseling by a licensed professional counselor, resource development education, self-guided planning, and community leadership opportunities.

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan evens says “the Dads Making a Difference program is designed to empower participants to actively improve the quality of their own lives and those of their children and families." She adds "we encourage the community to join us in congratulating these individuals for their efforts.” The graduation is open to the public.