Tari Rivera Named YWCA's 2019 Women of Achievement
CEA member Tari Rivera, President of Regency Construction Services Inc., has been named a 2019 Woman of Achievement by the YWCA Greater Cleveland. One of seven honorees for 2019, Tari joins a select group of...
Community Finds CEA’s Outreach for Labor ‘Helpful’
By Rhonda Crowder“There is a shortage in the workforce, plenty of opportunities,” said Cesar A. Sepulveda, Manager of Community Engagement at AM Higley, to a group at the Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center, early October. And, that has been the sentiments spoken by industry professionals throughout the Opportunities in Construction...
Journey Steel - We Build and Support Dreams
Nothing embodies the mission of Journey Steel, Inc. more than its tagline: “We build and support dreams.” This certified women- and minority-owned firm was founded by Barb Smith and Tom Garten, after Barb had been continually passed over for promotions and leadership opportunities. Inspired by the perseverance of her late father...
Construction Program Moving the Needle in Hispanic Community
By Rhonda Crowder
For years, it has been difficult for minority communities to matriculate into the building trade unions. And, for members of the Hispanic community with language barriers, it could be even more complicated. But, current efforts are underway to change that dynamic.
In response to the opportunity the MetroHealth...
Port of Cleveland Ups Inclusion Goals, Sets $15 Minimum Wage for Services
The Port of Cleveland is setting higher thresholds for putting minority-owned and woman-owned businesses to work on the construction projects it touches. And the government agency will require service contractors it hires to pay workers at least $15 an hour, under a series of updated policies approved this week....
Frantz Ward Construction Attorneys Nora Loftus and Allison Taller Reich Step Into NAWIC Leadership Roles
From the September 28th news blog of Frantz Ward.
Both Allison and Nora devote their practice to the construction industry representing owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and sureties."
How Women Are Making Nashville Hum
This article is by Ethan Epstein from Politico magazine.
I want to change the way women are viewed in the construction world...Because in construction, women are really viewed more as trophy wives "
Can Diversity Training Help Your Multigenerational Workforce?
By Jamie Durisko, Content Writer, Ving!
Generational stereotypes can be just as disrespectful as cultural and ethnic ones, so it’s important to provide training that works to unite divided groups of employees."
Pathways to Prosperity: Today’s Vocational Schools Bust Stereotypes, Offer Better College, Career Options
This news article is by Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer
As high schools specifically aimed at training students in work skills, they’re in position to prepare students to meet the demands of a changing economy and set students up for strong salaries. "