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Cycling for a Cause

Construction industry professional Georgia Bergers takes an introspective look at how she might contribute to diversity and inclusion efforts in an industry where she has such passion.

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How AGC and Procore are Working Together to Create a New, More Diverse, Generation of Construction Leaders

During this year’s Annual Convention, AGC and Procore Technologies, Inc. announced the launch of a new scholarship program to assist African American and underrepresented minority students who are studying construction at historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs.

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Everyone’s Voice Matters

In 2020, the nation saw a wave of unprecedented events that paved the way for necessary growth and change business, communities and the industry. In particular, the unjustified killing of George Floyd and the protests against police brutality, triggered critical conversations across the country about the dangerous effect of systemic racism on every facet of society, including the construction industry.

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A Chance to Change

When two Black construction apprentices found a noose tied over a beam on their jobsite in Edmonds, Wash., Pastor Lawrence Willis became determined to make sure an incident like this never happened again.

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Girl Power

Earlier this year Constructor magazine sat down with two amazing women in the industry to get their take on what it means to be in a predominantly male industry, the obstacles they’ve faced in their journey, and whether they would choose the same career again. Spoiler alert: They would. This is the second article in a series on women in construction.

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