Participate


Participation Locations                                                              -For Tuesday, October 24, 2017 –                               

Manhattan
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 Street
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675

Alba Services Inc.
237 West 35th St.
Between 7th Ave. & 8th Ave.
1, 2, 3, A, C, or E train to 34th St. – Penn Station
Contact: Jason Delgado (646) 455-9331

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

Gilbane
200 East 59th St.
Between 2nd Ave. & 3rd Ave.
N, R, or W Train to Lexington Ave. – 59th St.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

Capital Builders
560 West 43rd St.
Between 10th Ave. & 11th Ave.
A, C, or E train to 42nd St. – Port Authority Bus Terminal Contact:
Mike Robles (347) 266-0572

Queens – 9:00 am Start
GAP
69-39 Austin St.
Between 69th Road & 70th Ave
E train to Forest Hills – 71st Ave.
Contact: Mike Vatter (347) 658-2826

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.