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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

Green Program & Community Outreach Assistant

Job Description: The green program assistant will work under LatinoBuilt’s Green Contractors Program supporting the development and implementation of the program. The green program assistant will be a key player contributing to the launch of our emerging program funded largely under Portland’s Climate Investment plan, and other Energy Efficiency industry investments. This position will get to interact directly with LatinoBuilt member minority owned businesses. Leading essential member outreach work

‘LatinoBuilt’ provee capacitación para latinos interesados en la industria de la construcción

Article by Univision Portland by Eduardo Antonio Hernández PORTLAND, Ore. - Latinos en busca de adquirir conocimiento en la industria de la construcción ahora cuentan con una nueva herramienta ya que el 30% de la industria está representada por latinos. En Portland, inició el primer taller de 8 semanas donde 12 estudiantes aprenderán lo básico de la construcción. Después de esta capacitación, habrá 2 talleres adicionales. “Este programa es un

LatinoBuilt Speakers Present at Home Performance Conference in Seattle

LatinoBuilt’s energy efficiency efforts were highlighted at the National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show (NHPC’23) held April 17-20, 2023 in Seattle.  Two featured speakers from LatinoBuilt included Berenice Lopez-Dorsey and Adrian Arenas, who shared their knowledge in residential energy efficiency with thousands of conference participants at the 37th NHPC’23 annual event. LatinoBuilt co-founder Berenice Lopez-Dorsey presented as part of a panel on “Building Bridges and Opening Doors: Creating and

LatinoBuilt earns two DJC Oregon Building Diversity Awards

The Daily Journal of Commerce 2023 Diversity Awards held March 30, 2023, recognized LatinoBuilt for its design-build commercial office project. In addition, Bryan Ortiz, LatinoBuilt Foundation advisory board member and AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter Safety Management Consultant was recognized for his individual contributions to building equity. The new LatinoBuilt offices, which opened in spring of 2022, are critical to helping the trade association expand its mission to support and empower Latino-owned

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 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

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

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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