CARP Apprentice Works on Wells Fargo Center Renovations

Saulih Khalifah was doing labor work for the Wells Fargo Center when he learned about CARP, The Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program. CARP’s goal is to identify and train motivated

Congratulations to the 2023 CARP Apprenticeship Graduates!

On August 2, 2023, the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee held a graduation ceremony in honor of the Carpenters who completed their apprenticeships. Thank you to our city and state

GBCA and Guests Visit Mayfair Middle School CTE Summer Program

On Thursday, July 20, 2023, GBCA and guests visited the Mayfair Middle School CTE Summer Program run by Mr. Evin Jarrett. Sherice Workman, a Local 158 Carpenter with Buckley

GBCA Promotes Online Learning Opportunities in the Philadelphia Region

GBCA is bringing more continuing education and training to the Philadelphia region’s construction workforce. With various online learning opportunities, GBCA is providing its contract members in the marketplace with

Mayfair Middle School CTE Summer Building Trades Program 2023

Mayfair Middle School CTE (Career Training Education) Summer Building Trades Program 2023 is looking for support! The Mayfair Summer Building Trades Program will run from July 5 – July

Build Up the American Workforce through Union Construction

Cyndie Williams, Executive Director of the Carpenter Contractor Trust, recent shared an op-ed highlighting how supporting union construction is supporting jobs for American workers. From Newsweek: American taxpayers need

Preservation Trades Center Launches Carpentry Academy

The Preservation Trades Center (PTC) at Eastern State Penitentiary is starting a Carpentry Academy in 2023, a 6-week paid hands-on training carpentry program with an emphasis on preservation work.

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,