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.