We Fight to Secure Our Future As Carpenters, we're the economic driver of the entire country. Once the last door knob is installed on a job site, someone will be hired to work in the building that we just completed. The structures we build help create community wealth, and we risk our lives every day to do it. [...]
Girls in STEM: Dozens of Local Girl Scouts Try Their Hand at Carpentry Local 1997 Union Carpenters helped local Girl Scouts learn valuable carpentry and life skills. Their support demonstrates to all that girls can truly accomplish anything. Click the photo for the full story.
Getting In The Fight Getting in the Fight2020 is a big year for Southwest Carpenters and we're fighting every day for issues that directly impact our trade, our families, and our communities. When we attend city council meetings, we make it a point to make our presence known. Being a part of the decision-making [...]
Building The Dream Members of the African American Task Force and the BOOTS Program participated in the 35th Annual Kingdom Day Parade held in Los Angeles. Our Union Carpenters, EST. Dan Langford and Vice President Pete Rodriguez, who were also in attendance, walked down the parade route in front of a crowd of [...]
We Fight For Our Union Family We've always believed everyone deserves a shot at a middle-class lifestyle. Everyone should be able to provide for their family. Everyone should be able to retire in dignity. Being a union carpenter is one of the few chances many families have in order to reach that goal. [...]
Community Helps Rebuild Albuquerque Family’s Home Union Carpenters Local 1319 jumped into action to help an Albuquerque family repair damage done to their home in time for the holidays. Click the photo for the full story.
6th Street Bridge Crew Gets The Job Done With A Lot Of Woman Power The 6th Street Bridge team of 170 includes 15 women - the most on any commercial project in Los Angeles and nearly double the Department of Labor's participation goal of 6.9% female crew members. Click the photo for the full story. [...]
What Are You Thankful For? The Holiday Season Has Arrived in the Southwest As you gather around the company of family and friends this Thanksgiving, I ask you to think of all that you are grateful for. Whether it be your career, your loved ones, your home or your health, always remember to reflect [...]
Women Work to Shape Iconic Sixth Street Bridge Spectrum News 1 interviews Union Carpenters Chanel Waits and Rosa Garcia who are 2 of 16 women building the soon to be iconic 6th Street Bridge in Downtown Los Angeles. Click the photo for the full story.
Single Mom Becomes a Carpenter After Experiencing Homelessness This single mom of 7 in Southern California went from being homeless to being a full time carpenter.Click here for the full story.