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Newsletter|September 11, 2023

September Workforce Development Update

Read about Build California's reach, the Small Business Forum and more.

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

Now Available: On-Demand Build California Ambassador Training Program

Passionate about construction? Become a voice in your community as a Build California Ambassador joining over 60 active ambassadors worldwide! Commit to a year of inspiring underrepresented youth and others to pursue vibrant careers in construction. Develop skills in public speaking, social media content creation, and more through our on-demand training. Connect with industry champions and make a real impact. Start your journey now! 

Myers & Sons Construction calls for $25,000 sponsorship match for Build California

Myers & Sons Construction asks the construction industry to step up their support of the workforce development initiative Build California by offering a $25,000 sponsorship match. Make your commitment to growing the construction workforce official – check out Build California sponsorship options and determine how you’d like to get involved! 

LAST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! College students are invited to apply for the HammerTech Safety Scholarship

In partnership with construction technology provider, HammerTech, AGC of California and the AGC Construction Education Foundation (CEF) have launched the HammerTech Safety Scholarship. Geared towards college students, the scholarship is designed to address the need for well-trained, certified construction safety professionals that has compounded in recent years.

This is a great opportunity for those pursuing CM, CE, or adjacent AEC/Safety related degrees with a strong interest and/or proven internship history in construction safety. Applications must be submitted by Friday, Sept. 15, click here to apply.

Less than 10 booths left at the AGC Student Chapter Career Fair

Don’t wait to reserve your spot! All partner and prestige sponsorships are sold out and there are less than 10 booths left at the 2023 CONSTRUCT AGC Student Chapter Career Fair. Book your premier sponsorship and confirm your booth today.

Get your company in front of eager, up-and-coming young construction professionals at this event! Hear directly from three students in the middle of their internships, as well as two member companies to learn how internships have benefited careers and how companies structure internships to make them successful. Click here to learn more.

Sponsor the first NextGen Celebration at CONSTRUCT!

Help kick-off AGC of California’s 2023 CONSTRUCT Annual Conference by sponsoring the NextGen Celebration on October 10! Taking place the first night of the conference, the event will celebrate our efforts to inspire, develop, and equip the next generation of the construction workforce. Free for all conference attendees, this evening under the stars will take fundraising events to the future (or NextGen) level!

Learn more here.

Celebrate Construction Inclusion Week

Construction Inclusion Week 2023 is right around the corner! Please join AGC of California and our partners for a kick-off reception hosted by BuildOUT California on Oct. 4 in Inglewood, followed by Supplier Diversity Day mixers across the state on Oct. 18. These networking events will bring together contractors, partners, and owners to share opportunities and experiences with SUBs. RSVP to the Oakland mixer here and the Sacramento mixer here. More information on the SoCal mixers is coming soon!

Supporting women in construction!

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Manager, Kayla Montgomery, will be representing AGC of California at the Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE) Annual Conference taking place in San Diego, CA on Oct. 5 – 6.

She will be a panelist alongside representatives from National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Los Angeles Chapter, Women in Construction Operations (WiOPS), and BuildOUT California for a session about the importance of collaborating with different trade groups to strengthen the support of women in construction. To learn more and register for the event please check out their website here.

Apply today for the exclusive Inclusive Leaders Institute!

AGC of California’s Inclusive Leaders Institute, powered by Granite Construction, is an executive leadership program that aims to equip organizational leaders with knowledge and skills to lead their companies toward a true culture evolution. The program is designed specifically for executive-level leaders in the construction industry. Participants will go through 4 instructor-led workshops and peer group sessions all of which will be 100% virtual. Apply to join the Fall 2023 cohort now to learn how to leverage the culture of inclusion to retain and empower top talent!

Grow your career at your own pace

The AGC of California Training and Education program is continually evolving and expanding its offerings to meet the needs of the construction industry. This summer, the program vastly expanded both its reach and breadth of course offerings within their on-demand learning platform, the AGC Learning Management System (LMS). Featuring a robust catalog of over 200 courses, the LMS provides training for all levels of construction industry employees. Courses are offered virtually and asynchronously, enabling them to be completed at each user’s pace.

To access your free courses, create an account. Register for fee-based training through our website, new courses are added daily. If you have any questions, please contact training@agc-ca.org.

Let AGC of California know how we can best serve you!

AGC of California’s annual Member Needs Survey is now open!

This brief survey helps us understand where we can improve to make sure we meet the needs of the industry and our members. We appreciate your feedback so we can best provide you with the tools and resources you need.

Take the survey

Upcoming Events

DE&I Forum

Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.



CONSTRUCT Annual Conference

Oct. 10 – 13

Rancho Mirage, CA


Inclusive Leaders Institute: Fall 2023

Oct. 17 – Dec. 7


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Upcoming Trainings


CDPH Lead Worker Initial

Sept. 18-20, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Hazwoper Annual Refresher

Sept. 19, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.




Sept. 26, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tustin, CA

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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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