“Grants in Action” Constructing Hope Highlight via M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Since its founding in 1975, the Murdock Trust has invested in nonprofits that provide opportunities for flourishing to everyone in our region – including, and often especially, those who have been traditionally underrepresented. The Trust has also held long investment in innovative solutions to complex challenges, learning from and supporting […]

2022-12-14T11:09:57-08:00December 14th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Constructing Hope Featured On KGW’s “Hello Rose City” TV Show

Constructing Hope was featured on KGW’s “Made For This” Segment On The Hello Rose City program.
2006 Constructing Hope graduate Treneil Washington shared his experience going through a pre-apprenticeship training program and what its like working in the construction industry.

Watch The Video Here!


2022-12-08T10:20:29-08:00December 5th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Constructing Hope Named One Of 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For in Oregon

“Employees praise the organization’s decision-making process — whether it’s planning the return to face-to-face or hybrid work or providing input into the design for the building’s murals. “I am empowered to make decisions about my work, and what is best for the organization,” says […]
2022-11-01T09:53:36-07:00October 12th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Construction Hope Featured In “Construction Dive” Digital Magazine

The construction industry faces a stark shortage of workers, but programs and people across the country are working at the local level to solve the problem. Help Wanted highlights grassroots efforts to recruit the next generation of construction pros.”

Link To Construction Dive Article:

2022-08-30T08:26:51-07:00August 30th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Constructing Hope 15th Anniversary Celebration Recap

October 6, 2022- Constructing Hope celebrates 15 years as a pre-apprenticeship training program with an awards ceremony and happy hour.
Since 2007, Constructing Hope has offered a no cost, 10-week, construction skills and life skills pre-apprenticeship construction training program for disadvantaged men and […]
2022-10-12T12:17:10-07:00August 10th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Pat Daniels On Constructing Hope- Personnelity Podcast

Constructing Hope Executive Director Pat Daniels sits down with Lauri Rollings, co-host of Personnelity and CEO of Lauri Rollings and Associates, and co-host Nicole Farup to discuss workforce diversity, equity and inclusion.

About The Personnelity Podcast:

The mission of this podcast is to honestly approach the issues employers face in trying […]

2022-07-01T08:08:22-07:00June 30th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Constructing Hope is Honored to Be Selected for the 2022 Justice40 Accelerator Cohort

Anchored in love and service, the Justice40 Accelerator is a 12-month program that will provide Constructing Hope seed funding, technical assistance, training, connections, and peer support as we seek federal funding flowing from the Biden Administration’s Justice40 Initiative. 

This initiative directs at minimum 40% of […]

2022-06-29T12:47:26-07:00June 29th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

“Changing The World” With Constructing Hope & Dave Dahl Podcast Interview

Podcast Interview Description:

“The mission of Constructing Hope is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry.

They take formerly incarcerated or homeless individuals and walk them though this program with support, life skills, and training.

In this interview […]

2022-06-22T13:09:18-07:00June 22nd, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Readers respond: Building a women’s construction workforce

According to a recent ODOT report, from 2011-20, women of color accounted for a paltry 2% of union and nonunion construction apprenticeships. This creates various barriers to success, including increasing the probability of racial microaggressions and gender stereotyping, as well as making it difficult to build a community of […]

2022-05-25T08:05:28-07:00May 25th, 2022|CH News, Featured|
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