These Women Carpenters Are Helping Rebuild an Iconic LA Bridge Women carpenters with Southwest Carpenters are helping rebuild LA’s iconic 6th street bridge. Here’s what it’s like to be a woman in construction. In partnership with Time's Up. Click the photo to view the full video.
Meet Rocio, 24, Construction Worker Marketplace talked to 10 people who roughly represent the 164 million-person U.S. labor force. Ten stories, on question: "Is the economy working for you?" Meet Rocio. 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. [...]
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.
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.
SoCal Single Mother of 7 Goes From Being Homeless to Being Carpenter Apprentice A local single mother of seven went from being homeless to wearing a hard hat after she completed a carpenter's apprentice program that helps bridge people out of hardship. 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.
Telemundo Features Carpenter in Segment on Gender Inequality in the World of Work Sacramento - Carpenter and Business Representative of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Maria Coronado recently attended a panel discussion at the California State Capital about women and gender inequality in the world of work. The panel, held with several state [...]
Local 209 Open the 12th Annual SW Carpenter's Olympics The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters annual trade skills Olympics has begun! Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters’ Skills Event or ‘Olympics’ is designed to showcase the skills and training of local members while pitting them against each other to see who's the fastest, strongest, smartest carpenter among [...]