Gallery: Manhattan Community Board 9 Launches Free Green Jobs Training ...

image courtesy The Horticultural Society of New York

As New York City upgrades its aging buildings and breaks ground on new green developments, building features like stormwater management systems, green roofs, and rain gardens are fast becoming the norm rather than the exception. In West Harlem, these projects are popping up continuously, especially with Columbia University’s expansion. In order to give the local community more involvement in the changes happening in their own backyards, Community Board 9, under the direction of the board’s Economic Development chair Savona Bailey-McClain, has created a comprehensive green jobs training program. Partnering with the Horticultural Society of New York, STRIVEColumbia, and other groups, CB 9 formed a green network of neighbors that will provide construction and green infrastructure training to local residents for free.

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  1. Niyah22 April 30, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    How can I apply

  2. Julian Keith March 4, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    How do I sign up for this program?

  3. mariamp1622 January 24, 2014 at 7:32 pm

    How can I apply for the green job and were do I go for the training

  4. bklynmiph October 3, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    How do i register and when can i start… very intrested and looking fprward to meet.
    Thank you,
    Felix Gonzalez

  5. Drizz Black August 29, 2013 at 12:49 am

    How do i sign up for the greens program