Greencorps Chicago gives underserved communities a leg up in the Green economy

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Greencorps Chicago created this community garden in summer 2021 in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. Greencorps Chicago / City of Chicago
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Greencorps Chicago created this community garden in summer 2021 in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. Greencorps Chicago / City of Chicago

Greencorps Chicago gives underserved communities a leg up in the Green economy

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The city of Chicago’s Greencorps Chicago program provides intensive jobs training to give persons from marginalized communities a leg up in the green economy.

Reset Sustainability Contributor Karen Weigert introduces one program graduate who says, “Greencorps saved my life.”

GUESTS: Andrew Hines, program director, Greencorps Chicago

Tavaras Short, shop supervisor, Greencorps Chicago

Karen Weigert, executive vice president, Slipstream; former chief sustainability officer, city of Chicago