Building Skills Partnership

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for low-wage property service workers and their families by increasing their skills, access to education, and opportunities for career and community advancement and participation.

"Having a vocational English class at my worksite helped me greatly. I learned how to better communicate with tenants and my supervisor. Thank you BSP"

Juan P., ABLE worker

"The scholarship I received from BSP helped pay my tuition costs. I'm now a step closer to getting my degree which will not only benefit me, but my family and my community as well."

Cynthia, BSP Scholarship Recipient

"Participating in BSP's Citizenship program gave me the confidence to submit my naturalization application. I passed my exam and achieved my dream of becoming a US citizen."

Isabel Q., ABM Worker

Honoring Mike Garcia

Honoring Mike Garcia

Since beginning his career with SEIU-United Service Workers West in 1980, Mike's commitment to upholding the rights and dignity of immigrant workers inspired statewide campaigns that helped janitors and their families achieve social and economic justice across California. BSP is proud to partner with Mike's family and SEIU-USWW, to continue to support ...

Executive Director, Aida Barragan Attends National Skills Summit in DC

Executive Director, Aida Barragan Attends National Skills Summit in DC

Last week, Aida Barragan joined advocates and policy makers at the National Skills Summit in Washington DC. Hosted by the National Skills Coalition, Aida Barragan attended meetings and conferences with members of congress and their staff aimed at advocating for opportunities to advance a national skills agenda through a range of federal policies, ...

Happy New Year! See our 2016 Highlights!

Happy New Year! See our 2016 Highlights!

Wishing you a bright 2017 from BSP! Thank you to our amazing network of staff, board members, and community partners who have allowed us to reach thousands of property service workers and their children. From our BSP family to yours, Happy New Year! We look forward to our continued collaboration ...

Celebrating the Holidays and Good Health at BSP Los Angeles

Celebrating the Holidays and Good Health at BSP Los Angeles

BSP Los Angeles in collaboration with SEIU hosted a successful toy drive and health fair! Health Fairs are an opportunity for everyone to engage in health related information. A special thanks to the organizations who provided free health screenings and resources to our participants and their families, including Kaiser Permanante, ...