Participate

Participation Locations For:                                                  Monday, April 23, 2018             

Manhattan
Chick-fil-A
144 Fulton St.
Between Nassau St. & Broadway
2, 3, A, or C train to Fulton St.
Contact: Pedro Ortiz (609) 429-3262

Pret-A-Manger
342 7th Ave.
Corner of West 29th St. & 7th Ave.
1 train to 28th St.
Contact: Sebastian Sokolowski (917) 494-5449

JDS
109 West 57th St.
Between Ave. of the Americas & 7th Ave.
N, Q, or R train to 57th St. – 7th Ave.
Contact: Dennis Lee (347) 712-1684

Nordest Services, LLC
562 West 23rd St.
Between High Line & 11th Ave.
C or E train to 23rd St.
Contact: Manuel Cumbicus (646) 734-2196

Flintlock Construction Service, LLC
233 W. 125th St.

Between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. & Frederick Douglas Blvd
2, 3, A or C train to 125th St.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675

Long Island
Sam Chang
420 Great Neck Rd.
Between Broadway & Great Neck Road
N20G bus heading towards Great Neck LIRR
to Northern Blvd. & Buttonwood Rd.
Contact: Jason Delgado (646) 455-9331

Members of Local 79 must complete one day of mandatory participation each year. Members can fulfill this requirement in any of the following ways:
Spend a day at a participation location
Attend five participation locations at lunchtime

  •   Take part in one of the following Local-79 approved activities:
    • A political action
    • A civic project with other Local 79 volunteers
    • A special rally

7:00 am is the typical start time for all participation locations
Participation Location Hotline: 212-465-7957

In addition to these activities, we encourage members to do the following:

  • Take the RISE (Regional Initiatives for Strategic Education) Foundation course at the Training Fund. This class educates members about the history and economics of the construction industry, union organizing, and helps them in understanding some of the tactics Local 79 employs. Sign up by calling: 347-712-1684
  • Take the second level RISE Builder course, a more advanced course in community organizing, at the Training Fund. Sign up by calling: 347-712-1684
  • Participate in Political Action phone banking, local political meetings, and other activities. For more information, call: 212-452-9500.

For more information about ways in which you can get involved and for general questions, call 212-465-7956.