Built To Last: Season 7

BUILT TO LAST is an informative series of half-hour specials exploring the skill, training and artistry of trade union members and contractors. The series of specials highlights the projects they've worked on and the people whose lives they have touched.

Season 7 Episodes:



Generating Jobs
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson and meet carpenters working at a nuclear generator, then see how electricians take care of their own during tough times.

Caring For Our Own
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson as they see how union brotherhood goes beyond the jobsite, learn about career pathways and remember our fallen heroes.

Building Strength:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson and explore a museum dedicated to the labor movement, also visit a town undergoing revitalization of its historic buildings.

Water Works:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson as they meet underwater carpenters, check out the hottest new venue for a show and learn all about clean water.

A Vehicle for Health:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson as they meet carpenters preparing to fight the pandemic, join a neighborhood cleanup and check out some new wheels.

Waterways Wellness:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson as they see carpenters' roles in the future of our waterways and discover some awesome benefits offered by various unions.

Training Tracks:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson exploring a unique workforce development program, see the world's fastest indoor track ever built and experience the trades working together.

Learning, Laughing, and Love:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson as they visit a special place that carpenters and electrician gave a facelift to, and tour an historic theater restoration.

Home Runs and Heroes:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson taking in a softball game for charity, follow unions giving back to those in need and see plumbers train.

A Bridge Through History:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson checking out carpenters saving critical infrastructure, see how a union evolved with the lakefront and building homes for seniors.

Re-building for Our Wealth & Health:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson as they investigate tax fraud in the construction industry and see how the trades are diversifying.

Connecting to Careers:
Join hosts Monica Pedersen and Mark Nilsson meeting students getting to know the trades, plumbers connecting to science, and carpenters saving the environment and creating jobs.

BUILT TO LAST is produced in association with Chicago-based AnswersMedia.
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