- Published: Monday, 22 September 2008 18:00
- Written by Lisa Loving of The Skanner
Their plan: boost the trades by boosting the most underrepresented communities within them.
For women and people of color looking for a career that pays family wages, the time has never been better to step up to the plate. As Portland's construction contractors are poised to build a handful of huge projects over the next five years, one nonprofit group is reaching out to bring more women and people of color into the construction trades: Construction Apprenticeship and Workforce Solutions, Inc.