Hard-to-Employ Chicagoans find a future in Green Jobs

Greencorps Chicago, one of the city’s few green job training programs has twenty-two new graduates ready to hit the job market. Since 1994, students in the program have learned a variety of hands-on skills related to the environment, including how to clean up vacant lots, landscaping, and even CPR. The training program allows Chicagoans with a criminal record to not only build their resume, but also gain an appreciation for the planet.


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