Jonathan Perez

    Jonathan Perez likes to build things, but his biggest project is himself. Perez, 35, found his way to Building Skills New York (BSNY) a little over a year and a half ago through Bronxworks’ Strong Fathers, Stronger Families program. He...

    Building Skills NY Worker Profile: Matthew Vega

    Matthew Vega has always been interested in working with his hands. He attended a trade-focused high school, where his chosen discipline at the time was carpentry. “I like being able to see the process of how something is made and...

    Construction Safety Week – Worker Profile

    Name: George Baysmore Age: 51 Home borough: Brooklyn Job: Safety To kick off Construction Safety Week, Building Skills New York sat down with George Baysmore, who has worked in the industry for 11 years, starting out as a fire guard...

    Checking Back In With Latroy Ewell

    This week, Building Skills NY checked back in with its first ever Worker of the Month from May 2019, Latroy Ewell. Mr. Ewell’s original Worker of the Month profile is available here. Currently, Mr. Ewell continues to build up his...

    Christian Orellana

    June 8, 2020 – Building Skills New York, a non-profit organization working to provide underserved New Yorkers with good paying jobs, announced today June Worker of the Month, Christian Orellana.   Orellana was first connected with Building Skills in February...

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