Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Downtown-Based HOPE Program Launches ‘Green Collar Project’

These are tough times. We’re in the midst of an economic recession some have said is the worst of its kind since the Great Depression. We’re also facing an environmental crisis.

People need work and also need to do their part for the environment. At a time like this, wouldn’t the perfect job be a green job?

Absolutely, said Barbara Edwards Delsman, executive director of the HOPE Program. Which is why it recently launched a Green Collar Project.

The HOPE program, started in 1984 and located in Downtown Brooklyn, has been ... read more

Photo above, courtesy of the HOPE Program, is, left-right: Barbara Edwards Delsman, executive director of the HOPE Program; Victor Serrano, graduate of the HOPE Program; Daisuke “Doug” Koshima, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, Sharp Electronics Corporation; and Judah Zeigler, associate vice president, Sharp Electronics.

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