Press Conference to Launch Native Construction Careers Institute

To formally launch the "Native Construction Careers Institute," the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, a coalition of Native American Tribal Councils, and various Congressional leaders will come together at a Press Conference and Luncheon on September 30th on Capitol Hill.

WHO:

  • Mark H. Ayers - President; Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO; and Co-Chair of the Native Construction Careers Institute
  • Conrad Edwards - President; Council for Tribal Employment Rights; and Co-Chair of the Native Construction Careers Institute
  • Presidents of National and International Unions Affiliated with the Building and Construction Trades Department
  • The Honorable Ken Salazar; Secretary - US Department of the Interior (Invited)
  • The Honorable Hilda Solis; Secretary - US Department of Labor (Invited)
  • Jane Oates - Assistant Secretary of the Employment Training Administration; US Department of Labor
  • Bob Middleton - Director; Bureau of Indian Affairs - Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development; US Department of the Interior
  • The Honorable Harry Reid - Senate Majority Leader (Invited)
  • The Honorable Kent Conrad - US Senator from North Dakota
  • The Honorable John Tester - US Senator from Montana
  • Other Members of Congress

WHAT:
Press Conference
Room 208-209; US Senate Visitors Center
United States Capitol
Washington, DC
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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