- Congratulations to our 2017 India delegation Sister Elizabeth Barton and her Husband Jim on starting their own union company! Barton Legacy Builders will primarily work on #homeremodeling and #homebuilding . With a combined 45+ years in the construction industry, we know they will be successful. Call them if you need work in St Louis area.We’re excited to announce that one of our co-founders, Noreen Buckley will be featured tomorrow in the @goservicetitan 8 week master class for the trades!Covid-19 has caused us to shift our focus toward building #internationalsolidarity virtually. Over the past year, we have held many training exchanges with #tradeswomen organizations around the world.We are excited to announce that Tradeswomen Building Bridges will be partnering with the #tradeswomentaskforce and @cuny_slu for a #virtualevent on November 21st!The hardest worker on the job. 💪🐘Our 2019 delegation rocking their #buildtogether shirts from @tradieladiesofbc . The organization sponsored two of our #canadian delegates. Cofounder @prairie.fruit.bat is the chair of @build.together.sk . It is an amazing organization that supports tradeswomen across Canada and abroad!
Monthly Archives: July 2015
I hope to visit the Archana Women’s Centre (AWC), near Kottayam in Kerala, when I am in India next year. The Centre is training women in the skilled construction trades. Here is an article from the Times of India on … Continue reading
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Rethinking Cities in the Global South: Urban Violence, Social Inequality and Spatial Justice
January 20 to 22, 2016 at the Tata institute of Social Sciences Mumbai At a time when the global south is being reconstituted by the force of urbanization there is simultaneously hope and despair. Hope in that cities of the … Continue reading
According to The Hindu, “Eighty-three members, including 45 women, of the AITUC were arrested on Tuesday when they attempted to stage of road roko.” Among the demands were maternity benefits for women construction workers. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/labourers-stage-demonstration/article7449755.ece