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

Stand Down to Raise Awareness about Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues in Construction

On May 11, 2021, GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity (BTC), the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC), and Gilbane Building Company held a

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 We Built This Skyline Campaign Wins Visual Storytelling PR Award

GBCA’s We Built This Skyline Campaign has been awarded first place for PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards in the category of Visual Storytelling! GBCA is proud to support and

6abc Segment Spotlights Workforce Development Programs

On March 21, 2020, 6abc Action News Weekend Update spotlighted two workforce development initiatives supported by GBCA. Host Gina Gannon visited the University of Pennsylvania’s New College House West project

6abc Films Segment about Workforce Development

In 2020, GBCA is partnering with 6abc to spotlight stories from Philadelphia’s union commercial construction industry. The next GBCA-produced 6abc Action News Weekend Update segment will focus on workforce development.

GBCA at ACE Mentor Program’s 2020 Giant JENGA Tournament

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, GBCA competed in the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia’s Giant JENGA Tournament, held at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. GBCA’s two teams, along with

2020 MLK Day of Service

On January 20, 2020, volunteers from GBCA, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia, Clemens Construction Company, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters came together for a

6ABC Spotlights the 2019 Construction Excellence Awards

6abc visited and spotlighted the 2019 Construction Excellence Awards! Gina Gannon also hosted the gala event on November 21. On November 21, the film crew was on hand to celebrate