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.
Carpentry Helps Lift SoCal Woman Out of Homelessness Brothers' Keeper program helped SoCal woman join union and lift herself out of Homelessness Click the photo for the full story.
Got Skills? We can see it plainly or read it in the newspapers. Cranes dot city skylines and all industry indicators point to a continued booming economy. In the construction industry, growth has been even more rapid, and contractors are struggling to fill positions at every level. The drastic shortage of [...]
Things I Wish I Knew as an Apprentice We asked a few long-time Carpenters what they wished they knew when first getting started in the trade. Many thanks to Pete, Roger, Delshawn, Jerred, and Sean for their insights and advice. wish I knew the strength of the brotherhood. Getting to know your [...]