A Career in Construction with Shabrea Thornton

“Now that I’m in construction, I’m proud of where I’m at in life today,” Shabrea Thornton says with pride and feelings of accomplishment for her recent efforts to ensure a brighter, more stable future for herself and her daughter. Born and raised in Bayview-Hunters Point, Thornton is working as an apprentice laborer with Bertco, Inc.,…

Year in Review: 2021 Project Pull

Never in a million years would Lisa Miles-Wilkerson and Carlos Ramos thought that Project Pull would shift to a virtual internship, especially not for two years in a row! However, in the words of Mama Lisa, “There is never a dull moment” when it comes to Project Pull. Project Pull was founded in 1996 with…

Meet Ieisha Morris: A Successful Woman in the Construction Industry

The SFPUC has a deep responsibility to the local communities we serve as we make multibillion-dollar investments in critical capital projects, such as the Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP). By focusing on efforts to strengthen its diverse local workforce, the agency helps ensure its ratepayers benefit not only from the SFPUC’s direct investment in the…