LatinoBuilt Celebrates Graduation of First Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Cohort Focused on Latina Women on December 13, 2023 from 4-7pm

Contact: Dulce Perkins, LatinoBuilt Training Program Manager (503) 889-0511 |  dulce@latinobuilt.org PORTLAND, OREGON — December 7, 2023 Portland Oregon - LatinoBuilt Association will hold a graduation ceremony on Wednesday, December 13th from 4pm - 7pm for their first pre-apprenticeship cohort focused on women. This new program provides intensive training in construction basics, employable skills, and workplace safety to individuals interested in

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

LatinoBuilt General Membership Meeting | January 20, 2021

We are so grateful to have had Juan Carlos González as our keynote who kicked-off the quarterly meeting. He graciously gave LatinoBuilt kudos for the work we are doing — knowing we have the opportunity to change the lives of people who live here. "We are working towards BuildingWealth across generations and EradicatePoverty." Said Juan Carlos. He knows us very well. We presented LatinoBuilt's 2020 accomplishments and 2021

Constructing the Future | Jan 20, 2021

LatinoBuilt members, Berenice Lopez & Ozzie Gonzalez, will be presenters at the "Constructing the Future" event on January 20, 2021. They will talk about construction careers in general and share their own experience building their careers in the industry. Hosted by Hillsboro Chamber, SAGE and Vision 2030 with supporting partners Join them and register! Download SPANISH flyer   Download ENGLISH Flyer

Contractors Meet+Greet

Recently we hosted a socially distanced networking event to keep connected with our #LatinoContractor members. We gathered in a remote area in Oregon City with our Sponsors, "THANK YOU" #WishCamper and #Zavala Corp. We chatted about project challenges and shared opportunities while enjoying the outdoors and delicious food, served from a local vendor, Lupitas Tacos! Everyone enjoyed themselves, and we made some new connections, all while following #COVID safety

Workshop Recap — SBA Disaster Assistance Loan Program

LatinoBuilt has shifted its workshops online. On March 26, 2020, we had our very first virtual training entitled SBA Disaster Assistance Loan Program conducted by member Oscar Novelo from Eleva Financial . Oscar walked us through the process of submitting a loan application and graciously answered many questions. It's a significant change for us, but we're adapting and learning along the way! Thank you, Oscar, for sharing your knowledge and to everyone who

Workshop Recap — Got Your CCB. Now What?

We began our March CCB Training en Español with elbow greetings and lots of hand sanitizer. Despite the snow and COVID-19 concern, attendance was strong, engagement was incredible, all while exercising the necessary precautions for a safe learning environment. Thank you, Ofelia Lara & Rodolfo Carillo, who led the workshop with very informative and relatable content. #LatinoBuilt Board Members, Rosa Martinez, and Hugo Zavala were rock stars in the Q&A

Workshop Recap – What To Expect During An OSHA Inspection

The sights and sounds of Latino contractors engaging in a productive discussion on OSHA Inspections were both informative and inspiring. Thank you, Bryan Ortiz for leading the conversation in Spanish and sharing these important details with all of us. LatinoBuilt is passionate about supporting & empowering Latino Contractors— we value our collaborators and supporters and know we flourish as a community, working side by side —#TogetherForward.  Thank you 🙏  Prosper

Latino Contractors Round Table Event in Beaverton

We had a great turnout at the Latino Contractors Round Table event on August 15th, and we’re grateful for all the support!  The purpose of the Round Table in partnership with City of Beaverton was to learn about contractor issues and challenges, and explore solutions to help them participate in public project contracts.  Jonath Colon from Centro Prosperidad helped facilitate the event. » Check out our photo album on

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