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Newsletter|January 15, 2024

January’s Workforce Development Update

AGC of California workforce development programming is powered by the AGC Construction Education Foundation (CEF), a 501(c)3.

Build California Spotlight: Christopher Tiamzon, Turner Construction Company

We’re excited to announce that Christopher Tiamzon, Community & Citizenship Program Specialist with Turner Construction Company, is our featured Build California Ambassador! Recently, we asked Christopher a few questions about his experience in the construction industry and as a Build California Ambassador. Learn more about his hard work and dedication to building the next generation of our construction workforce.

Build California Forum: Shape Our State’s Future

Join the Build California Ambassador Forum on Jan. 24 from 3 – 4:30 p.m.! This is a virtual event for construction industry professionals focused on activating the next generation of the workforce, discovering Build California’s unique approach to workforce development and connecting with peers dedicated to building the future of construction. Learn, engage, and be part of the exciting Ambassador Program! Register now for FREE!

Empower Young Construction Leaders through the Emerging Leaders Forum!

Join the AGC of California Emerging Leaders Forum! Taking place at noon on Jan. 26, 2024, connect with young construction professionals, explore leadership opportunities, and receive expert guidance. A must-attend event to shape your future in the industry.

Reserve your spot now by clicking here.

California Constructor Magazine article highlights DE&I advancements

Explore the groundbreaking efforts of the AGC of California’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Steering Committee in the California Constructor Magazine article “Building an Inclusive Future for California’s Construction Industry”.

DE&I Steering Committee initiatives, such as the educational DE&I and SUB Forums, have made remarkable strides in promoting the evolution of the construction industry to meet the demands of an increasingly diverse society and workforce.

The article also highlights significant accomplishments, including the Inclusive Leaders Institute and the implementation of resources like toolbox talks to emphasize DE&I, while underscoring the committee’s commitment to transforming industry norms and fostering a culture of belonging, a crucial factor for employee retention and engagement in the post-pandemic era. Click here to read more.

Register now for our 2024 Installation & Awards Gala!

Join AGC of California on February 2, 2024 for our Installation & Awards Gala, presented by Procore! You won’t want to miss the event of the year, celebrating our industry’s achievements of 2023 and recognizing AGC of California’s leadership at the Fairmont San Francisco.

Upcoming Events

Build California Ambassador Forum

Jan. 24, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Emerging Leaders Forum

Jan. 26, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Installation & Awards Gala

Feb. 2, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Fairmont San Francisco

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Upcoming Trainings


Asbestos Initial Building Inspector

Jan. 22 – Jan 24

CALINC Training, Inc., Vacaville,


Bluebeam Revu for Administrative Professionals

Jan. 23, 12 – 2 p.m.


Construction Correspondence & Business Writing

Jan. 23, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.


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Thank you to our CEF sponsors!

Your generous donations ensure AGC of California’s Workforce Development programs have a strong future and impact. Learn how your company can support AGC of California’s Workforce Development programs.

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