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.
New incentives are coming to CUPP in 2020! Our Members Make CUPP A Success This inaugural year of the Carpenters Union Participation Program has been a success with over 12,000 of our members participating in events throughout our region. So far, we have distributed approximately 1,000,000 dollars in stipends to those who have participated [...]
Salute to Veterans: A free Community Celebration Southwest Carpenters for Helmets to Hard Hats participated in the Salute To Veterans event at the OC Fair and Event Center. Click the photo for the full story.
Southwest Carpenters Salute Our Veterans Different Walks of Life Each of our 55,000 Union Carpenters bring a great quality to the Southwest. Whether it be their personal stories or experiences, each member brings a skill that strengthens our Brotherhood and our Union. This is especially true for those members who have served in the [...]
Women breaking barriers on Sixth Street Bridge construction project in Los Angeles The largest bridge project in Los Angeles is under construction with an unprecedented number of women on the work force. Click the photo for the full story.
Hay Esperanza, Inmigrante Deja El Desamparo Para Convertirse En Carpintera Un programa ofrece a las personas desamparadas, la oportunidad de entrenarse como carpinteros. Click the photo for the full story.
Classroom For Transitional Kindergartners Gets Rapid Renovation Real estate development company Caruso partnered with the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters to renovate a classroom for kindergartners at St. Lawrence of Brindisi Catholic School. Click the photo for the full story.
Single Mother of Seven Goes From Homeless to Carpenter After losing it all, Alicia Jimenez has rebuilt her life from the ground up and makes a living in an industry where women are often invisible. Click the photo for the full story.