Project Title & Description
Environmental Remdiation and Green Technology Job Training Program
This project provides funding for the North Star Center for Human Development to recruit, train, and place unemployed and underemployed residents of Hartford, Connecticut in environmental careers with skills needed to safely conduct remediation work at solid and hazardous waste-contaminated sites, as well as appropriate training in wastewater management and chemical safety. The North Star Center will train 75 students, graduate 68 and place 58 in environmental technology jobs through 3 cycles of training. Students will receive eight federally recognized environmental certifications. Job placement services will be provided by the North Star Center.