GBCA, CARP, and Clemens Construction Company Build Free Libraries for 2022 MLK Day of Service

The General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) and the Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program (CARP, a pre-apprentice program held at the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center) built 15 free libraries for Philadelphia

GBCA, CARP, and Clemens To Build Free Libraries for 2022 MLK Day of Service

As part of its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project, the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) is joining forces with apprentices from the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training

CARP Students Tour Turner Perryman Project

Thanks to Turner Construction Company and Perryman Building and Construction Services for hosting the 2021 Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) graduates at the DAT and One uCity Wexford sites on

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

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