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The Harambee House, Inc / Citizens for Environmental Justice (HH/CFEJ) is a Savannah-based non-profit with over two decades of practice helping people create safe, clean, healthy and sustainable communities that promote wellness, economic well-being, and environmental justice.

The 2018 Black Youth Leadership Development Institute

The BYLDI this year ran from July 27 through July 31, 2018. The institute covered five intense days filled with workshops, seminars, and creative activities.  In addition to the knowledge gained, the youth connected to their innate ability to communicate, perform research, analyze issues, develop action plans, and lead others in projects and activities to apply solutions to personal and community problems and concerns.   (…to Read More, click here)

 

Environmental Careers Worker Training Program

Formerly known as the Worker Education & Job Training Program (WE&JTP), the Environmental Careers Worker Training Program (ECWTP), provides training under the HAZWOPER standard.  “The HAZWOPER standard provides employers, emergency response workers, and other workers potentially exposed to hazardous substances information and training criteria to improve workplace safety and health and reduce workplace injuries and illnesses that could occur from exposures to hazardous substances. It is critical that employers and their workers understand the scope and application of HAZWOPER and can determine which sections apply to their specific work operations.”
Texas Southern University (TSU) serves, as did Dillard University previously, as the WTP Cooperative Agreement Awardee, leading a partnership of HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) and urban city non-profits in delivering comprehensive worker training to under-employed and unemployed adults. Along with the technical training curriculum that is geared toward identifying and remediating hazards within the environment, the training includes a Basic Skills and a Job.
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