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New Year, New Leadership for LatinoBuilt.

George Carrillo takes the helm in the Oregon-based trade association's fifth year. PORTLAND, Ore. – January 17, 2023 – LatinoBuilt Association, serving Oregon's Latino construction contractor community, announces George Carrillo as its new Executive Director beginning January 17, 2023. "As LatinoBuilt Association enters its fifth year, we're thrilled to have George Carrillo's leadership and vision to expand opportunities and connections for Latino contractors and their families," said Rosa Martinez, board chair,

Business Development & Technical Assistance Coordinator

LatinoBuilt (LB) is a trade association for Latino Contractors in Oregon, a 501(c)6  whose primary purpose is to support and empower Latino-owned businesses in construction. LB works with partners within the community to address the current inequities and connects contractors to public works project opportunities. In the 3+ years after its establishment, LatinoBuilt continues to experience tremendous growth, and we need someone excited to embrace our organization's vision and mission

LatinoBuilt Annual Toy Drive 2022

LatinoBuilt’s Holiday Toy Drive provides gifts for 150+ children from Morrison Child & Family Services and St. Anne Catholic Church in Gresham. We developed these two partnerships in our community last year and are continuing this year to help spread the holiday cheer among families and children in need! Contribute to the magic of the season ~ donate today! Drop items off at LatinoBuilt’s offices now thru Dec 11th. For more information, contact Dulce

Changemaker: Rosa Martinez paves the way for other Latino-owned business in the construction industry

Read Story on ETO's website Spotlight by LatinoBuilt Partner, Energy Trust of Oregon (ETO) Rosa Martinez is the co-founder and president of Professional Minority Group (PMG), a facility asbestos and lead abatement company. Martinez started the company over 20 years ago with her husband after he was let go from his previous job. As small business owners, they faced many challenges, including a lack of access to industry

LatinoBuilt Names New Executive Director, Osvaldo “Ozzie” Gonzalez

Portland, OR, June 1, 2022 — After almost a year-long search, the LatinoBuilt Board of Directors is excited to announce and welcome Osvaldo "Ozzie" Gonzalez as their new Executive Director. We were looking for someone who was bi-literate and bilingual who was as passionate as we were about the Latino Construction Community,” said the Board. Gonzalez's background as a business owner, architect, and DEI agent, combined with a deep passion

LatinoBuilt Member Testimonial | JC Pro-Builders Construction LLC

Get to know LatinoBuilt member, Brenda Castillo who shares with us why she loves and values being a LatinoBuilt member and the services she’s received so far. Take a look for yourself in our Member Testimonial video shot in 2021. - - - - - - - - - - - - - Conoce a nuestro miembro de LatinoBuilt, Brenda Castillo que nos comparte con nosotros el porque ella

Hispanic Heritage Month Wrap Up

We’re wrapping up Hispanic Heritage Month by showcasing some of the members we’ve supported this past year with digital marketing/technical support services with the grant from Business Oregon. They’re building great businesses, and we encourage you to get to know them. Thank you, Diego Diaz Photography, Birdee Media, Madeline Turnock, APR, Aria Media, and Twirl Advertising & Design, LLC, for lending your expertise to these members! Estamos concluyendo el Mes

Protect Yourself Against COVID-19 | Protéjase contra el COVID-19

New data has emerged that the Delta variant is more infectious and spreading faster than earlier forms of COVID-19. Keep you, your family, and your employees safe as we enter this fall season. Visit coronavirus.oregon.gov to find information about vaccines and learn more about statewide resources available to the public. Our COVID-19 resource page is another great way to access bilingual information about local and industry-specific resources. ~~~~ Han

Hispanic Heritage Month & El Grito Portland | Mes de la Herencia Hispana y El Grito Portland

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and

Women’s History Month & Women in Construction Week

In March we highlighted on our social channels LatinoBuilt Women in celebration of Womens History Month and Women in Construction Week. We asked one illuminating question to gain insight into what drives them to succeed… Who and what inspires them to do the work they do? Please get to know them and share in celebrating with us their contributions to our community!

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