Conversations with a Councilmember: Ironworkers and CARP

Philadelphia Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson is promoting the Philadelphia region’s different apprenticeship programs. On October 7, she’ll be holding a discussion with representatives from the International Association of Bridge, Structural,

2022 NAWIC Block Kids Building Competition

The NAWIC Philadelphia Foundation is presenting its award-winning Block Kids Program on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Hall in Philadelphia. The competition is for

Conversations with a Councilmember: Construction Pre-Apprentice Programs

Philadelphia Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson is promoting the Philadelphia region’s different apprenticeship programs. On September 16, she’ll be holding a discussion with representatives from the Samuel Staten, Sr. Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Governor Wolf Announces PAsmart Apprenticeship Grants Recipients

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced awards totaling more than $4.9 million for 14 Pennsylvania apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs within the building and construction trades. Each program will use this grant

2022 Masonry Pre-Apprentice Program at Eastern State Penitentiary

On Wednesday, June 21, 2022, GBCA’s Marketing & Communications department visited the Eastern State Penitentiary’s Preservation Trades Center (PTC) – a 4-week, paid, hands-on, masonry pre-apprentice training program. In

GBCA Helps Open Doors to Equitable Career Opportunities for More Philadelphians

GBCA is not only creating a pipeline of skilled construction workers, but we are also helping ensure that the path to these meaningful careers is inclusive of all Philadelphians. From

Penn Pavilion Project Launches New Careers in Construction

William Griffin III, a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 union, had the honor of introducing Vice President Kamala Harris when she recently spoke in Philadelphia about the