Building The Dream

2020-01-22T00:10:51+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

6th Street Bridge Crew Gets The Job Done With A Lot Of Woman Power

2019-12-16T06:46:12+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , |

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.  [...]

Women breaking barriers on Sixth Street Bridge construction project in Los Angeles

2019-11-14T00:16:07+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

Classroom For Transitional Kindergartners Gets Rapid Renovation

2019-12-16T06:50:29+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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.

Southwest Carpenters Invest in Destination Crenshaw

2019-09-05T17:29:29+00:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

SOUTHWEST CARPENTERS INVEST IN DESTINATION CRENSHAW, COMMUNITY MUSEUM ENVISIONED BY THE LATE NIPSEY HUSSLE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 hrutman@swcarpenters.org LOS ANGELES, CA – Leaders of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) and its African American Task Force (AATF) sat down with Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson to [...]

Attention District 5 Los Angeles Carpenters

2019-02-26T16:50:22+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

LAUSD District 5 Special Election 2019 If you thought we were finished with important elections until 2020—you were wrong! There’s a vacancy on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board (LAUSD). At stake is control of a pivotal seat and the potential for billions of dollars in public works for the Southwest Carpenters. [...]

What is Wage Theft?

2019-03-19T22:23:46+00:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

What is Wage Theft? Every morning you rise before the sun, leaving your sleeping family. You spend your day doing valuable, back breaking work, literally building communities with your hands. Little league games, school recitals, breakfast with your family, these are real sacrifices every carpenter knows they will make. But too often they are victims [...]

Carpenters 213 Committees & Dawson Take Action

2019-05-06T22:28:54+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Local 213 PAC & Volunteer Committees Take Action! South Los Angeles resident, Peggy Scott, is a 70 year old grandmother and caretaker for her grandkids. Mrs. Scott is currently fighting cancer and this has left her unable to properly maintain her property. The city’s department of building and safety has fined Mrs. Scott over [...]

Event, with Local 409 custom carpentry, raises $170 thousand for Los Angeles children

2018-04-18T20:02:02+00:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , , , |

Event, with SWRCC custom carpentry, raises $170 thousand for Los Angeles children Los Angeles - Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Local 409 volunteered their time and skills to CASA Los Angeles, helping to raise over $170 thousand during  "one of L.A.'s most exciting events." The LA CASA affiliate, a nation-wide organization that provides court-appointed special advocates [...]

Los Angeles Carpenters’ skills event comes with some holiday cheer

2018-04-19T15:22:50+00:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , |

Los Angeles Carpenters' skills event comes with some holiday cheer Los Angeles - Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Local 1506 celebrated the holidays and some healthy competition at their Skills Event last Friday. Brother Rigo Delgadillo came out victorious as the Drywall Champion and will be representing Los Angeles area carpenters at the [...]