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SOME U.S.A. TRADESWOMEN ORGANIZATIONS
(Note: These sites were active at time of entry. Be patient and if the site doesn't work, just type in the name of the organization in your browser and look it up that way.) And sometimes you have to press CRTL and left click at the same time. If you want to get to the sites just DO IT!!!
SISTERS IN THE BROTHERHOOD UBC (Carpenters)
TRADESWOMEN ORGANIZATIONS IN OTHER PART OF THE WORLD
Women and Manual Trades (WAMT) is the national organisation for tradeswomen and women training in the trades based in London England. Formed in 1975. http://www.wamt.org/ CAWC Canadian Association of Women in Construction www.cawic.ca EQUAL RIGHTS ADVOCATES San Francisco CA (Equal Rights and Economic Opportunities for women and girls). For questions about your legal rights call the Advice and Counseling Line: 1-800-839-4372. Leave a message at ANY time. A counselor will call back. Visit www.equalrights.org for more info. See bottom of ERA Home Page “Review ERA’s Know Your Rights Brochures. Tradeswomen Legal Rights are at the end of the list on the right side of the page. Equal Rights Advocates is a proud member of the Taskforce on Tradeswomen issues which unites local, regional and national expertise and action to support tradeswomen and women who want access to these occupations. As part of their continuing commitment to advancing the conversation of employment issues faced by women in the trades they are proud to announce that going forward they will be hosting a weekly feature (Tradeswomen Tuesdays) profiling a woman in the trades. This platform is meant to provide a space for tradeswomen to give a firsthand perspective on their careers. go to http://www.equalrights.org/tradeswomen-tuesdays-cecilia-a-carpenter-from-nyc/ GENDER EQUALITY PRINCIPLES INITIATIVE (GEP) San Francisco CA is a project to help businessess around the world achieve greater gender equality and build more productive workplaces. The interactive GEP website, http://www.genderprinciples.org contains Principles 1 & 6 in particular that relate to women in nontraditional employment. FAMILY VALUES @ WORK is a national network of 21 state and local coaltions helping spur the growing movement for family-friendly workplace policies such as paid sick days and family leave insurance. Find out more about this organization by visiting their website www.familyvaluesatwork.org
The San Francisco State University Labor Archives and Research Center as a Facebook page now. (You don't have to be a Facebook member to look at it.) Recent photo album contains photos of Rosies.
For those facebook members...be sure to check out Sisters in the Building Trades and ask to be a friend. This group has great videos and magazine articles etc that you can upload for free.
American Trucks Scholarship: 4 x $2500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study. Two scholarships will be awarded every spring semester, followed by two additional scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester each year.
Check out their Scholarship page: