Participate


Participation Locations                                                                  -Wednesday, May 24, 2017-                                                       

Bronx
St. Barnabas Hospital
4412 3rd Ave.
Between East 181st St. & East 182nd St.
2 or 5 Train to East 180th St. or the Bx36 Bus to 180th St. & Third Ave.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675

Manhattan
Alba Services Inc
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67 Greenwich Street
Between: Edgar St. & Rector St.
R Train to Rector Street
Contact: Pedro Ortiz (609) 429-3262

Sam Chang
40 West 45th St.
Between 5th Ave. & Ave. of the Americas
B, D, F, or M Train to 47-50 St. – Rockefeller Center
Contact: Lenny Anselmo (646) 385-4227

Gilbane
118 Fulton St.
Between Dutch St. & Nassau St.
A or C Train to Fulton St.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

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

Equinox
897 Broadway
Between Crosby St. & Broadway
R or W Train to 23rd St.
Contact: Mike Robles (347) 266-0572

 

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.