Participate

Participation Locations For Monday, January 22, 2018          

Staten Island
Kimco Realty
2600 Hylan Blvd.

Between Rose Ave. & Ross Ave.
x1 bus heading towards Hyland Bl. to Hylan Bl. / Lindbergh Ave. Contact: Mike Robles (347) 266-0572

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 St.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675

Always First Inc.
139 Bowery

Between Grand St. &  Broome St.
B or D train to Grand St.
Contact: Manuel Cumbicus (646) 734-2196

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

Capital Builders
560 West 43rd St.
Between 10th Ave. & 11th Ave.
A, C, or E train to 42nd St. – Port Authority Bus Terminal
Contact: Hector Martinez (347) 266-1930

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

Gilbane Building Co.
67 Greenwich St.

Between Edgar St. & Rector St.
1, R or W train to Rector St. / 4 or 5 train to Wall St.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

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.