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Diversity in Construction Trades Event

April 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Looking to change or start your career?
Ready to earn $$ while you learn?
$22/hr average starting wage+benefits for commercial construction apprentices!

Diversity in Construction Trades Event: Apprenticeship Pathways to Construction Careers

Event is Free and All are Welcome
Construction Experience Not Required
Hot Food will be served
Space is Limited – Register Today to Reserve your Seat

This event is a partnership between community, public, and private sector organizations to bring more awareness of and access to commercial construction trades apprenticeships for more local women, people of color, and youth, especially those from diverse and historically underrepresented communities. Come meet and hear directly from construction apprentices, journeyworkers, and employers about the different types of trades, working in commercial construction, and the free local pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs.

Language interpreters available upon request. Contact dan.bernard@kingcounty.gov

Construction Industry Employer Panel
Construction Apprentice & Journeyworker Diversity Panel
King County Priority Hire
Community Partners & Resource Providers, including:
Rainier Beach Action Coalition (RBAC)
Legacy of Equality, Leadership and Organizing (LELO)
HomeSight/Othello Square
Seattle Housing Authority JobLink
10+ Free Construction Trades Apprenticeships & Pre-Apprenticeships, including:
ANEW (Apprenticeship & Non-Traditional Employment for Women)
PACE (Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education)
Seattle Vocational Institute Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (PACT)
YouthBuild Pre-Apprenticeship
Carpenters Apprenticeship
Heavy Equipment Operating Engineers Apprenticeship
Laborers Apprenticeship & Pre-Apprenticeship
Masonry Trades Apprenticeship (brick, marble, tile)
Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship
Construction Industry Training Council (CITC) Apprenticeships
Cement Masons Apprenticeship
More to Come!

Event Partners
King County
Communities of Opportunity
HomeSight/Othello Square
Seattle Housing Authority JobLink
Port of Seattle

We hope to see you there!


NewHolly Gathering Hall
7054 32nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118 United States
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