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PROGRAMS

PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS PROGRAM

A state-certified apprenticeship-readiness program helping women prepare for careers in the skilled construction trades.

RISE Up Oregon

A Respectful Workplace Program providing tools and support to create and maintain a safe, inclusive, and productive work sites for everyone.

 

EVENTS

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MONTHLY
SOCIAL HOURS

3rd Wednesdays

ToolGear

TOOL & GEAR SWAP

August 17th, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

RECENT BLOG POSTS

In Her Own Words: Jen Brallier’s Pathway to Apprenticeship

When Jen Brailler, an educational assistant, reached out to us for help making a career change, our team worked with her to figure out her next steps. From answering her questions, helping her identify which trade was the best fit, and providing support during her apprenticeship application process, Jen got the help and advice she needed to demystify the confusing, and sometimes overwhelming process, to start her new career. Here is Jen’s story in her…

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Oregon Tradeswomen’s First Laborer-Focused Rural Pre-Apprenticeship Class!

  Oregon Tradeswomen is a Portland-based non-profit organization, but it has been our goal to expand our pre-apprenticeship training and services across the state of Oregon. This year, we got closer to that goal! We worked with the Oregon Laborers Training and Apprenticeship, with funding through our contract with the State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant, to pilot a rural training program to recruit more women and non-binary folks into the Construction Craft Laborer trade! Like Oregon…

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Mothers Day 2022: Pregnancy in the Trades

  Did you know that women can, and do, work in the trades while pregnant? When we caught up with Liz Nichols after her appearance on CBS’s Tough as Nails skilled-trades competition, the Oregon Tradeswomen graduate and new Business Agent with Cement Masons Local 555 generously shared her experience about being pregnant on the jobsite! Liz welcomed her second child into the world last September, but when Liz was pregnant with her first child as…

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