Sponsors & Partners

This page provides information about the partners and sponsors that help support our Georgia Building Trades Academy programs. It is their help that allows us to continue to educate people about potential careers in the building trades.

Atlanta & North Georgia Building Trades Council and Affiliates

The goal of ANGBTC is the stability of employment and economic security of organized construction workers in Atlanta & North Georgia. Their purpose is to create more work opportunities, achieve living wages, and protect benefit standards, not just for the members of our local unions and union affiliates, but for all construction workers.

Website: https://georgiaconstructioncareers.com/

Akins Ford

Aikens Ford has proudly served Winder, Georgia since 1966. They prioritize putting customer needs ahead of their own to ensure that customers have the best overall automotive experience possible.

Website: https://www.akinsford.com/

Atlanta CareerRise

Today, nearly 14% of Georgians in the prime working years – ages 18-64 – have not graduated high school or earned a GED. Therefore, our purpose is to promote a strong, well prepared workforce that measures up to the needs of 21st Century employers.

Website: http://www.atlantacareerrise.org/

Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Atlanta Metropolitan State College is a public college in Atlanta, Georgia. It is part of the University System of Georgia.

Website: https://www.atlm.edu/

Atlanta Public Schools Adult Education Program

The mission of the Adult Education Center is to enable every adult learner in Georgia to acquire the necessary basic skills - reading, writing, computation, speaking, and listening- to compete successfully in today's workplace, strengthen family foundations, and exercise full citizenship.

Website: https://www.atlantapublicschools.us/Page/41366

In the Door

IN THE DOOR serves thousands of customers and local business clients monthly through workforce development, economic development, and training. Focusing on making a sustainable impact and practical innovation, their multi-disciplinary team of professionals has extensive experience working with city, county, and state governmental entities and private-sector firms.

Website: https://www.inthedoornow.com/

Literacy Action

Our mission is to build better futures for adults by teaching literacy, life, and work skills that empower them to reach their highest potential. Literacy Action is a pipeline to employment, better wages, technical colleges, and the university system. They offer free classes to all levels of adult (ages 16 and over), learners working toward a certain functionality goal or a specific credential (like passing the GED exam), ESL, and Citizenship classes. Real world context, health, digital and financial literacy are components of every class.

Website: https://literacyaction.org/

North America's Building Trades Unions

NABTU is dedicated to the stability of employment and economic security of organized construction workers in North America.

Website: https://nabtu.org/

Quest Community Development Organization

Located in the heart of Atlanta's Westside, Quest develops Socially Equitable Housing and provides Needs-Based Community Services to enhance the quality of life for underserved individuals and families.

Website: https://www.questcommunities.org/

Sugga's Industries International

Sugga's Mission is to maintain a long-standing commitment to programs developed to enhance the quality of life for men, women, and children by exposing them to opportunities and helping them reach their fullest potential including support for education, health, literacy, and cultural arts.

Website: http://suggas.org/

WorkSource Atlanta

WorkSource Atlanta serves as the workforce system for the City of Atlanta. The agency will provide job seekers with resources to attain sustainable employment and collaborate with business leaders for the recruitment and development of their labor needs.

Website: https://www.atlantaga.gov/government/mayor-s-office/worksource-atlanta