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ABC NorCal Graduates Celebrate

The Salvation Army in partnering with Associated Builders and Contractors Northern California (ABC NorCal) to sharpen the skills of individuals who are switching career paths or experiencing positive changes in their lifestyles.

For example, after being out of school for a number of years, Damian Torchy applied for the Construction Leadership Training Program. He wanted to improve his construction skills and boost his career in a place that provided structure. Torchy completed two job interviews and he applied for an apprenticeship.

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Construction Training Program Helping To Transform Lives

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft are expected to be two of several officials on hand at the Salvation Army Oakland Chinatown Corps Friday for a ceremony celebrating the 13 East Bay graduates of the fifth Construction Leadership Training Program.

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Memo to Biden: Let’s rebuild infrastructure together

President Biden wants America to Build Back Better — and we at the Associated Builders and Contractors Northern California (ABC NorCal) completely agree. The foundation for the country’s economic rebound will depend on the big infrastructure plans the president has for the country.

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Construction Leaders Thank Assemblymember Villapudua for Resolution

Assembly Concurrent Resolution 23 was read on the California State Assembly floor Thursday, March 18. The measure was introduced to promote awareness of the rising problem of suicide facing the men and women within the construction industry. The resolution proclaims March 18 to be Construction Industry Suicide Prevention Awareness Day in California.

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