Sisterhood is powerful! Our strength and influence as tradeswomen and as an organization are rooted in our individual knowledge and collective action.
CWIT is very pleased to partner with Literature for All of Us to bring you a window into the challenges and victories of women working in the construction trades.
Here to Stay: Black, Latina, and Afro-Latina Women In Construction Trades Apprenticeships and Employment
The brief amplifies the voices of early-career tradeswomen and underscores the many benefits they gain from working in the construction trades, while also examining the obstacles that can limit their potential to not only remain in the construction trades but also advance in the industry.
This Women's History Month, CWIT Board member and AFLO-CIO Popular Education Community Engagement Coordinator Jocelyn Woodwards was fired up and ready to write this Op-Ed reflecting on the fight for social justice and CWIT's 40-year history of challenging the status quo.
As we head into the final week before the election we urge tradeswomen to vote - like your health, your job, and a just and equitable economy and country is at stake. Because it is! Our country is in the midst of major crises and this election will decide the course of action taken to address them.
It’s no secret that Labor Day looks a little different this year. But on a day where we still might enjoy time with our loved ones or go to a socially distanced picnic, let’s not forget the purpose of this holiday—to celebrate the importance and struggles of America’s working people.
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