Mandatory Participation Locations for Monday, May 17, 2021
425 Westchester Ave.
Between Bergen Ave. & Brook Ave.
2 or 5 train to 3rd Ave. – 149th St.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675
Armory Builders III
1101 President St.
Between Bedford Ave. & Rogers Ave.
2 or 5 train to President St.
Contact: Tafadar Sourov (646) 670-7020
1 Eagle St.
Between Franklin St. & West St.
G train to Greenpoint Ave.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101
600 W. 28th St.
Between 10th Ave. & 11th Ave.
7 train to 34th St. – Hudson Yards
Contact: Carlos Costano (732) 783-6850
323 E. 79th St.
Between 1st Ave. & 2nd Ave.
6 train to 77th St.
Contact: Diego Ayala (732) 823-2236
250 Church St.
Between Leonard St. & Franklin St.
1 train to Franklin St. or A/C/E train to Canal St.
Contact: Saverio Samarelli (609) 414-0337
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.