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.
LB City College District Received 120 Donated Cases of Food For Student Food Pantry LONG BEACH, CA. - Long Beach City College staff place the food donations from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters into the Viking Vault food pantry at the Pacific Coast Campus on Aug. 30. Click the photo for the [...]
Labor Unions Celebrating Labor Day TUCSON, AZ. - Southwest Carpenters and other labor unions celebrated Labor Day at the 23rd annual Labor Day Picnic at Reid Park. Click the photo for the full story.
Valley Veteran and Family Get New, Custom Home PHOENIX, AZ. - Jared Allen's Wounded Warriors teamed up with the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters to honor Corporal Cesar Garcia's service by building him a custom home. Click the photo for the full story.
Southwest Carpenters Welcome Core Framing Today we welcomed Core Framing to the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters' team. Joe Fuchs, who signed the contractor to the Carpenters' union, said, "It feels good to have all these new guys in knowing that we are changing their lives! I can't wait to do some more of [...]
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 [...]
LA Sentinel - South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp On Saturday, over 70 South LA participants came out to test their skills at a pop-up Carpenter boot camp, where they learned what it takes to start a successful career in the construction industry, and had the chance to land [...]
South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp Los Angeles, CA – On Saturday, over 70 South LA participants came out to test their skills at a pop-up Carpenter boot camp, where they learned what it takes to start a successful career in the construction industry, and had the chance to land [...]
Carpenters Make Great Strides in Tilt-up Agreement Last Saturday, membership sat down with Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters leadership at Local Union 909/951 to discuss the new tilt-up contract agreement. Persistence, hard work, and commitment to getting organized culminated in a win for tilt-up industry carpenters in the Inland Empire and beyond. Through organizing [...]
SWRCC President Pete Rodriguez Offers Life Skills Advice to Foster Kids Union Carpenters don't just build communities, we support the people in them. Last week, SWRCC President/COO (and proud member of Local 951) Pete Rodriguez did just that when he participated in "mock interviews" as a part of The Kamali’i Foster Family Agency's (KFFA) essential skills [...]