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

HABLA Classes Launch at Stanford

HABLA Classes Launch at Stanford

HABLA Dia and Noche classes are underway, thanks to the partnership of Stanford University, Palo Alto Adult School, and SEIU! This unique program connects Stanford students with the custodians who work at the university to build confidence in English language skills. The program fosters the relationship between the students and the ...

Working with CFED to Improve Financial Literacy

Working with CFED to Improve Financial Literacy

BSP Financial Literacy educators in Northern and Southern California are participating in a VITA Capability Cohort that will provide technical assistance and peer learning to improve financial capability services into BSP's VITA program. The partnership is in collaboration with the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) and will help assess, measure, and ...

Green Janitor Education Program

Green Janitor Education Program

In partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA), the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Los Angeles (BOMA-GLA), and Service Employees International Union (SEIU)-United Service Workers West, BSP has developed the Green Janitor Education Program.  The program is a qualified USGBC program through which janitors are accredited. ...