Rowe is championing a large campaign to stress the importance of skilled laborers. Part of his solution is the reinstatement of vocational arts programs in high schools and a referendum on society's view of the value placed on the people who repair, manufacture, and improve the things that make the comforts of life exist. For more info, check out the Mike Rowe Works Foundation. Rowe is also a huge supporter of I Make America.
Here is Mike Rowe discussing the subject on TED:
Mike Rowe Works Foundation
I Make America
Mike Rowe On TED
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