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

New Bilingual Construction Safety Campaign Kicks off

View the Videos on YouTube | VER LOS VIDEOS EN YOUTUBE Media Contact | Contacto con los medios: Leanna Petrone, LatinoBuilt 503-969-7542, leanna@latinoBuilt.org Jason Oliver, Safebuild Alliance 503-910-5255, jason@safebuildalliance.com PORTLAND, OREGON — February 23, 2021  SafeBuild Alliance, and LatinoBuilt partnered to develop Safety Starts Here, a new bilingual campaign for the Portland Metro area market to support safe workplaces in

General Membership Meeting Oct. 21, 2020

LatinoBuilt's 4th quarter General Membership meeting started with members and participants sharing their biggest challenges to date while working through COVID. This icebreaker was super engaging and an excellent way to empathize and connect - to know we are in this together. We were fortunate to hear from Carmen Rubio, our newest Latin Representative in Government. She presented her story and journey to the Portland City Commissioner's

Annual Membership Meeting | 5.20.2020

Despite some technology hiccups our Annual Membership "Virtual" Meeting went really well. We enjoyed terrific presentations from ODOT, COBID, Bienestar and our meeting sponsor, Prosper Portland.  Thank you Prosper Portland for your support and unwavering faith in our organization! We were able to share our first year accomplishments and introduce our new board member, David Molina and we gave shout outs to our team members this past

You’re Invited to a Portland Mayoral Debate…

hosted by Communities of Color Organizations |  a un DEBATE MAYORAL de Portland organizado por nuestras comunidades de organizaciones de color When: Thursday, May 7, 2020 Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm Where: via a ZOOM WEBINAR REGISTER HERE! | ¡Registrar aquí! Contact Leanna at LatinoBuilt for questions or Eddie at NAMC for media registration information. “This debate is

Declaración pública de LatinoBuilt sobre COVID-19 | LatinoBuilt COVID-19 Public Statement

Los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 en nuestra comunidad latina son significativos. Si bien LatinoBuilt apoya todas las acciones tomadas para reducir la propagación del brote de COVID-19, los esfuerzos de mitigación y adaptación plantean barreras imprevistas a los recursos y la ayuda construida para el mejoramiento de nuestra comunidad vibrante y próspera. Estamos profundamente preocupados por las consecuencias de la recesión prevista del Coronavirus, y

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