GBCA Collaborates with Industry Partners to Build Philadelphia’s Workforce

GBCA’s efforts to build up Philadelphia’s workforce were recently spotlighted in the Philadelphia Business Journal. The article, written by Lauren Hanan, GBCA’s Director of Marketing and Communications, looks at how

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.

2020 Annual Meeting Invited Speaker: Jamal Byrd

At the 2020 GBCA Annual Meeting on January 13, 2020, GBCA celebrated the previous year’s accomplishments of the association and its members. During the meeting, Jamal Byrd, a Lead Instructor

Project BUILD and CARP Build Up Philadelphia Workforce

The Youth Outreach Adolescent Community Awareness Program's (YOACAP) Project BUILD program recently created a short video featuring Anthony Hayman. Through Project BUILD, Anthony also completed the Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program

GBCA Video Vignette Filming: Workforce Development

On June 26 and August 19, GBCA filmed interviews and footage of workforce development programs in action for an upcoming video vignette. The video will highlight GBCA’s efforts to prepare

CARP Participants Take Apprenticeship Exam

On Saturday, March 2, 2019, the participants of the Carpenters Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) took the Carpenters’ Apprenticeship exam, and then went on a jobsite tour of Tutor Perini Building

Philadelphia County Residents Prepare for Careers in Construction

On January 5, 2019, the first class of the Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) 2019 took place. The program will run through March 2nd. In partnership with the Carpenters JAC

Apprentices for Hire through CARP

In partnership with the Carpenters JAC and the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, a cohort of minority, Philadelphia residents, both men and women, recently completed the Carpenters' Apprentice Ready Program

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