On a paved lot in north Minneapolis, each blow of a hammer gets a building one step closer to the forest. Soon plywood, fir studs and cedar shakes will give rise to another Department of Natural Resources camper cabin.
A new program for out-of-work and struggling men is teaching them to build homes, and build a better future for themselves.
For the last few years, finding work has been a challenge for many Minnesotans. A program in the Twin Cities is proving it’s possible.