Sign Up for Environmental Health & Safety Training

Harambee House, Inc. works in conjunction and in partnership with federal and local agencies to provide OSHA-regulated Environmental Health & Safety Training (EHST) to Savannah area businesses, contractors, community members, volunteers, returning citizens and young adults. This training includes 4- and 8-hour modules on safety topics such as Lead Awareness, Heat Stress, Medical Waste Management,…

Environmental Careers Worker Training Program (ECWTP) 2019

The 2019 Environmental Careers Worker Training Program (ECWTP) begins on March 18. Sign-up NOW for training in environmental awareness and sustainability.  Based on OSHA, EPA and HazWoper standards, the training provided to participants develops an understanding of: OSHA safety regulations; hazardous materials (HazMat) awareness; the proper use and requirements of personal protective equipment (PPE); construction…

The PSE Convenes its Just Energy Summit

The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) convened its Just Energy Summit at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA Sept 21-22, 2018.  The summit brought together community citizens, academicians, and environmental activists to discuss the legacy of inequity and injustice that permeates American society resulting in the environmental hazards that devastate communities of color. Most near-port communities…

Tools for Change – Savannah

Tools for Change – Savannah, sponsored by the Kellogg Foundation, was a project spearheaded by The Harambee House, Inc / Citizens for Environmental Justice (HH/CFEJ) that is helping communities engage in Community-based Participatory Research (CBRP). The project focused its initial research on violence and its correlation with environmental factors such as indoor/outdoor air pollution, lead,…

ACA-NET

Academic Institutions – Communities – Agencies Network (ACA-NET) was a multi-year, collaborative research effort that provided technical assistance to environmentally impacted communities of color.  The development of ACA-NET led to the creation of a strategic community, capacity-building model for environmental justice communities regarding the assessment and remediation of threats from the release of hazardous substances…