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April 20, 2023

Bay Area woman starts construction site cleanup firm with help from NBA's Golden State Warriors

  • The basketball team's Franchise Fund is an educational program for minority-owned small businesses.
    AP Sports Writer

    AP Photo/Jeff Chiu [enlarge]
    LaSonia Mansfield stands near a crane at a biosolids digester facilities jobsite in San Francisco. Mansfield developed the confidence and learned the necessary skills to enter the field of construction cleanup through the Golden State Warriors organization’s Franchise Fund.

    SAN FRANCISCO — In a red hooded sweatshirt, hard hat and a pair of well-loved work boots, LaSonia Mansfield heads out alongside her daughter and forewoman, Deja Stocks, to survey the expansive construction site she is responsible for keeping safe and clean.

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