Participate

Participation Locations For:
Wednesday, May 22, 2019    
                                                                            

Queens
Kaufman Studios
34-12 36th St.
Between 34th Ave. & 35th Ave.
M or R train to Steinway St.
Contact: Mike Vatter (347) 658-2826

Manhattan
MUJI
52 Cooper Square
Between E. 6th St. & E. 7th St.
6 train to  Astor Pl.
Contact: Robert Czajkowski (732) 666-8413

Gilbane
3080 Broadway
Between W. 122nd St. & W. 123rd St.
1 train to 116th St. – Columbia University
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

MUJI
16 W. 19th St.
Between 5th Ave. & Ave. of the Americas
R or W train to 23rd St.
Contact: Mike Robles (347) 266-0572

WeWork
424 5th Ave.
Between E. 38th St. & E. 39th St.
4/5/6/7/S train to Grand Central – 42nd St.
Contact: Dennis Lee (347) 712-1684

Alba Services, Inc.
540 6th Ave.
Between w. 14th & w. 15th St.
4/5/6/L/N/Q/R/W train to 14th St.- Union Sq. station
Contact: Jason Delgado (646) 455-9331

Bronx
Mountco Construction & Development Corp
600 Bergen Ave.
Meet at the corner of Westchester Ave. & Brook Ave.
2 or 5 train to 3rd Ave. – 149th St.
Contact: Jayro Valladares (347) 266-1930

Brooklyn
85 Jay St.
Between York St. & Front St.
F train to York St.
Contact: Lenny Anselmo (646) 385-4227

Staten Island
ShopRite
2424 Hylan Blvd
Between Burbank Ave. & Bache Ave.
SIM 7 bus heading towards Eltingville transit via Hylan Bl. Get off at Hylan Bl & Coddington Ave.
Contact: Sebastian Zarnoch (973) 668-1755

Shoprite
3010 Veterans Road West
Between Veterans Road Greenway & Allentown Lane
S78 Bus heading to Bricktown Mall.
Get off at Arthur Kill Rd. & S Bridge St. or
S74 Bus heading to Bricktown Mall.
Get off at Arthur Kill Rd. & Kreischer St.
Contact: Sebastian Sokolowski (917) 494-5449

Members of Local 79 must complete one day of mandatory participation each year.
Members can fulfill this requirement in any of the following ways:
Spend a day at a participation location
Attend five participation locations at lunchtime.
Take part in one of the following Local-79 approved activities:

A political action
A civic project with other Local 79 volunteers
A special rally

7:00 am is the typical start time (unless otherwise stated) for all participation locations
Participation Location Hotline: 212-465-7957

In addition to these activities, we encourage members to do the following:

Take the RISE (Regional Initiatives for Strategic Education) Foundation course at the Training Fund. This class educates members about the history and economics of the construction industry, union organizing, and helps them in understanding some of the tactics Local 79 employs. Sign up by calling: 347-712-1684

Take the second level RISE Builder course, a more advanced course in community organizing, at the Training Fund. Sign up by calling: 347-712-1684

Participate in Political Action phone banking, local political meetings, and other activities. For more information, call: 212-452-9500.

For more information about ways in which you can get involved and for general questions, call 212-465-7956.