News2022-05-18T09:06:56-07:00

“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 we have Dave Dahl, Founder and former owner of Dave's Killer Bread, who has his own amazing story about [...]

June 22nd, 2022|Categories: 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 support. That doesn’t even take into account how things such as not being able to afford child care or having a felony on [...]

May 25th, 2022|Categories: CH News, Featured|

Constructing Hope Workforce Training Center Re-Opens Doors

Portland, OR. Constructing Hope is a nonprofit that trains low-income people to work in the construction industry. The organization hosted a Grand Re-opening on April 21st to showcase new additions that can accommodate larger classes and more job training options. The building, at 405 NE Church St, can now host up to 160 students annually for training. At the event, Executive Director Pat Daniels greeted former Oregon State Senator and Constructing Hope board [...]

May 18th, 2022|Categories: CH News, Featured|

Open Position: Case Manager

Position: Case Manager Starting Pay: $25.00 - $29.00/hour, DOE  Deadline: May 27, 2022 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Constructing Hope’s mission is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry. We provide a no-cost, ten-week construction training program, placement services, and career advancement support. We serve minorities, people coming from incarceration, and low-income adults. A youth summer camp provides skills, [...]

May 10th, 2022|Categories: CH News, Employment|Tags: |
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