ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia Park in a Truck 2021

On Saturday, June 5, 2021, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia joined forces with Councilmembers Cherelle Parker and Katherine Gilmore Richardson, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters,

WINC and FTI Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Women in Philadelphia

The Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Trades Readiness Program is recruiting trainees to start July 13 for 6 weeks! This FREE training opportunity can become the first step to a

City of Philadelphia Labor Fridays: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region

City of Philadelphia Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson is spotlighting apprenticeship opportunities for Philadelphians. During Gilmore Richardson’s “Conversations with the Councilmember” series, different union representatives discuss apprenticeship programs and encourage

Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest

On May 7, 2021, the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center of Philadelphia & Vicinity held its 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest. The top apprentices competed in 5 carpentry categories, with

6abc Facebook Live at the Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest

On May 7, 6abc’s Gina Gannon hosted a Facebook Live video at the Carpenters JAC 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest. Gina interviewed several individuals involved in the event as well

GBCA’s Workforce Development Efforts with Middle and High School Students Featured in PBJ

In April 2021, the Philadelphia Business Journal has spotlighted the efforts of GBCA and its partners to encourage middle and high school students to consider careers in the construction industry.

GBCA Helps Middle and High School Students Build Rewarding Careers

6abc.com is spotlighting careers in construction by featuring an article about GBCA’s work promoting construction careers to middle and high school students in the Philadelphia region. The article features quotes

Women in Construction Week 2021: Meet Some of the Women Impacting the Construction Industry

March 7-13, 2021, was Women in Construction Week. To celebrate the role women have in Philadelphia’s construction industry, GBCA spotlighted six women who own and operate construction businesses in the

AGC Accepting Workforce Development Scholarship Applications

The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers Workforce Development Scholarships to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction. Students in technical

Union Carpenter Training Sets the Gold Standard for Construction Talent

Carpenter Contractor Trust and Bisnow have partnered to share the value of union construction in Philadelphia. The most recent update looks at efforts from GBCA and the Carpenters JAC to