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: HERE  

August 30th, 2022|Categories: 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 women, focusing on justice impacted and BIPOC communities. Constructing Hope honored several of its constituents and partner organizations for their contributions towards building equity for low-income people of [...]

August 10th, 2022|Categories: 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 to not only create but actualize healthier, more just, diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces. We will engage with guests to [...]

June 30th, 2022|Categories: 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 the benefits from federal investments in climate and clean energy solutions towards serving disadvantaged communities. We are honored to join 48 other community-rooted, climate justice groups in [...]

June 29th, 2022|Categories: 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 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|
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