International Masonry Institute News

From Job Corps Student to National Program Director: Jonas Elmore

Jonas with 2 of his Job Corps instructors at the 2021 ICP Graduation. From right to left: Michael Flowers, Jonas Elmore and Phillip Lamb at the 2021 ICP Graduation.


Pride in the Craft Sets Keystone Job Corps Students Up for Successful Careers

If Keystone Job Corps instructor Robert Gatz teaches his students one thing, it’s to take pride in their work.But that should come as no surprise. BAC members the world over feel a great sense of...


National Apprenticeship Week and Why it Matters

Last week, we celebrated National Apprenticeship Week by spotlighting the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers’ talented apprentices from across the country. This showcase...


From Helmets to Hard Hats: Hardworking Coast Guard Vet Finds a Career in the Trowel Trades

On Veterans Day, IMI is proud to honor the brave men and women who have served our country, and especially those who have gone on to find thriving careers with the International Union of Bricklayers...


IMI/IMTEF Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week, Spotlights Future of the Craft

National Apprenticeship Week, held November 13-19, 2017, is an annual celebration of appenticeships founded by the Department of Labor (DOL). IMI and IMTEF marked the occassion by highlighting...


From Restoring Historic Landmarks to Training the Next Generation of Craftworkers: BAC/IMTEF Instructor Laurie Harris

Laurie Harris, BAC Local 3 Northern California JATC Apprenticeship Instructor, has led restoration projects on many of San Francisco’s historic gems, from the Citadel at Alcatraz Island, to Old St....

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