Participate


Participation Locations                                                                  -For Wednesday, August 23, 2017-                                                                                                        

Bronx
Archstone Builders LLC
1960 University Ave.
Between Morton Pl. & W Burnside Ave.
4 train to Burnside Ave. or BX42 bus heading towards River Pk Tower
to W Burnside Ave. / University Ave.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675

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

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

Breaking Solutions Inc.
151 East 86th St.
Between Lexington Ave. & 3 Ave.
4, 5 or 6 train to 86 St.
Contact: Manuel Cumbicus (646) 734-2196

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

Manhattan – 9:00 am Start
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

Queens – 10:00 am Start
Old Navy
34-03 48 St.
Between Northern Blvd. & 37 Ave.
M or R train to 46 St.
Contact: Mike Vatter (347) 658-2826

Brooklyn – 3:00 pm Start
Community Outreach
940 4th Ave.
Between 35th St. & 36th St.
D, N, or R train to 36th St.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

Brooklyn – 7:00 pm Start
Town Hall Meeting
1688 St. Marks Ave.
Between Eastern Pkwy & East New York Ave.
B60 bus to Rockaway Ave. / Dean St.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675
Refreshments –  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Town Hall Meeting – 7:00 pm

 

 

 

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.