Our Mission
District Council 21 provides career opportunities to apprentice and journeyperson individuals in the construction industry. We represent over 4,500 members in the finishing trades as Painters, Drywall Finishers, Wall Coverers, Glaziers and Glass Workers, Sign and Display and many more exciting occupations.

We are recognized as one of the most active District Councils in the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades both politically and with respect to Community service and involvement. Our Members donate both time and financial resources to many charities in the Delaware Valley, Northeast, Central Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey throughout the year.

Interested in a career with DC21? 
CLICK HERE to learn more about DC21’s Apprenticeship Opportunities and their training provider, the FTI.
Register for ACE Classes
Sign up for Tri-Green Certification and important Health & Saftey classes. Start your pursuit of a college degree today. 
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Apply for a TWIC card
In this time of heightened security, all transportation workers need to become informed about the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC™). CLICK HERE to learn more & apply for a TWIC card.
2980 Southampton Road Philadelphia, PA 19154 Tel. 215-677-7980 Fax 215-677-3877