Construction Inclusion Week Webinar Series

Building Your Workforce Through Community Engagement

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Date: Friday, Oct. 20, 2023 Watch Now
Time: 10 a.m. ET
Length: 60 minutes
Speakers: Aaron Haunhorst, ECI Construction Services; Marlon Mitchell, First Followers; Norman Ruano, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; Andrew Wells, Chicago Urban League
Moderator: Alicia Martin, ABC Illinois


Webinar Description

Learn strategies to put top talent on the field by engaging community and faith-based organizations. Establishing these relationships increases awareness of the merit shop philosophy and creates the opportunity for a more inclusive and diverse construction workforce. Hear from Illinois community leaders who have successfully recruited participants to ABC Illinois grant-funded training programs—achieving sustainable outcomes and strengthening trust-centered relationships in communities across the state.