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 [...]
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.
Latino Member Voter Registration Drive Starts in the Inland Empire In anticipation of National Voter Registration Day, the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) is gearing up for the first leg of its’ Latino Member Voter Registration Drive in the Inland Empire. With approximately 4,600 unregistered voters in the Inland Empire alone, this first [...]
SOUTHWEST CARPENTERS HELP VETERAN REBUILD THE REPTACULAR RANCH & COMMUNITY CENTER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7th, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 email@example.com SYLMAR, CA – Southwest Carpenters volunteered their time to the Reptacular Animals Ranch as part of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Carpenters Union Participation Program (CUPP). In 2017, the 15-acre educational [...]
Carpenter Helps Build Bridge for Youth The Los Angeles Youth Opportunity Movement Watts (LAYOM Watts) works to connect Los Angeles youth and employers. The organization serves as a launch pad for young people seeking education and careers. Last Saturday, the organization broke ground on the YouthSource Center's new addition "The Wardrobe," [...]
Carpenters Fighting Cash Coyotes When Patrick Bieker joined the Southwest Carpenters, he spent most of his early career building schools all over southern California. “I’ve been on projects from Palmdale to downtown LA. Half my career was completing projects for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD),” said Bieker. In his first 12 years, Bieker [...]
Carpenters to Cowboys Last Saturday, Local 1977 Union Carpenters rolled up their sleeves and traded their hard hats for cowboy hats, to help Horses 4 Heroes (H4H). H4H is a Las Vegas based non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youths, adults, and families, through wellness programs that emphasize fun and safe activities with horses. [...]
Carpenters Keep Bakersfield Beautiful Southwest Carpenters take great pride in their community. That's why Local 661 Carpenters were more than happy to lend a hand to their neighbors, with Keep Bakersfield Beautiful (KBB) for a community cleanup last Saturday. KBB is a not-for-profit organization comprised of volunteers including government officials, educators, civic [...]