Mandatory Participation Locations: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Staten Island
BFC
475 Bay St.
Between Congress St. & Wave St.
S76 Bus to Bay St. & Wave St.
Contact: Tafadar Sourov (646) 670-7020

Manhattan
Alba
339 5th Ave.
Between E. 33rd St. & E. 34th St.
A/C/E/1/2/3 train to 34th St. – Penn Station
Contact: Saverio Samarelli (609) 414-0337

Marymount School
115 East 97th St.
Between Park Ave. & Lexington Ave.
6 train to 96th St.
Contact: Jason Delgado (646) 455-9331

Alba
261 11th Ave.
Between W. 27th St. & W. 28th St.
7 train to 34th St. – Hudson Yards
Contact: Carlos Costano (732) 783-6850

One45
689 Malcolm X Blvd
Between W. 144th St. & W. 145th St.
3 train to 145th St.
Contact: Tierra Williams (646) 581-1570

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:

8:00 am is the typical start time (unless otherwise stated) for all participation locations.
Retirees are required to complete 4 hours and Journeyman are required to complete 6 hours to be eligible for a stipend. Rallies are not paid events but attendees will receive participation credit. To receive full participation credit, you must sign in/out.

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. 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: 347-658-2826

Take the second level RISE Builder course, a more advanced course in community organizing, at the Training Fund. Sign up by calling: 347-658-2826

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.