Deborah Mutschler's blog

Rain Garden Installation for the GI Somerville Project

The Massachusetts Workforce Alliance, Groundwork Somerville, the City of Somerville, and Land Escapes Design will install two raingardens on the campus of Somerville’s Mystic River Housing Development on Saturday, August 15th, 2015. This project will demonstrate the job, business and industry creation potential in green infrastructure techniques of stormwater management.

Webinar: Clean Energy Information for Adult Learners

For the past year, Alex Risley Schroeder and Sandy Goodman from World Education have been working on the ABE Clean Energy Ambassadors project. This project provides clean energy industry background information, key concepts and real-world industry exposure to participating adult basic education, GED and ESOL program staff and students. It enhances staff capacity to teach students about clean energy and provide informed guidance on local clean energy career and training opportunities. The project was well-received by participating ABE programs as well as industry and employer partners.

Boosting Teen Employment

The Commonwealth Corporation is organizing a teen employment event on April 2nd at Worcester Technical High School from 8:30 to 10:30 to release our Teen Employment Study, Signaling Success: Boosting Teen Employment Prospects.