Links to other regional and national industry organizations.
Associated General Contractors
AGC is one of the largest construction organizations in the country. This is the site for the national organization.
Associated General Contractors Oregon Chapter
This site provides valuable information on the Oregon Chapter of the AGC, plus information on their training programs and school-to-work projects.
Labor Education and Research Center
The mission of the Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) is to foster creative and critical thinking among labor leaders by providing information, new knowledge, and training in skills necessary for success in a changing economy and workplace.
National Association of Women in Construction
NAWIC is an international association of women employed in the construction industry which promotes that industry and supports the advancement of women within it.
National Association of Women in Construction Oregon Chapter
This site provides news and information about events, membership, and other activities of the Oregon Chapter of NAWIC.
Oregon Building Congress
OBC’s objectives are to support training opportunities, encourage the development of apprenticeship programs, improve craftsmanship and labor/management relationships in the Oregon Building Industry, and promote education and apprenticeship linkage.
Portland YouthBuilders is a non-profit organization committed to providing long term support for low income youth by providing education, vocational training, and leadership development services to young people between the ages of 17 and 24 who have not completed high school and who face significant barriers to success.
Wider Opportunities for Women
WOW works nationally and in its home community of Washington, DC. to achieve economic independence and equality of opportunity for women and girls.
WITT National Network
WITT National Network is an education and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting and assisting in the recruitment, training and retention of women in trades, technology, operations and blue collar work across Canada.
Women and Good Jobs
Improving women’s access to good middle-skill jobs can help close the wage gap and improve women’s economic security. The new Pathways to Equity Initiative from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows careers that can improve women’s economic standing and meet employers’ demands for skilled workers.
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