Green Jobs and Eco-Development

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Join USGBC-STL and St. Louis Community College for a free program on the creation of a sustainable, diverse community called the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District. This eco-village has revitalized a once abandoned, crumbling neighborhood in Newark, NJ which now boasts a workforce training program with an 80% placement rate and an annual music festival drawing thousands of people to the community.

Highlights of the development include:
● LEED® Certified Affordable Housing
● Acceptance into the LEED-ND® Pilot program
● Urban Agriculture
● Historic Preservation
● Community Outreach
● Green Job Training Program

Speaker: Baye Adofo-Wilson
Baye Adofo-Wilson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD). He is a nationally recognized expert on community economic development and workforce training programs in the “green” collar market.

When: October 13, 2009
5:30-6:15 Registration and Networking
6:15-7:30 Program

Where: The Meramec Theatre
St. Louis Community College
Meramec Campus
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
Park and enter from the west side of the campus.
Campus Map

Fee: This is a free event

RSVP: Go to Eventbrite or call (314) 577-0225

Thanks to our Program Sponsor

Regional Housing & Community Development Alliance

Presented by: USGBC-STL in partnership with St. Louis Community College

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