Harnessing the Power of Our Youth and Job Training

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Breakout Session: Harnessing the Power of Our Youth and Job Training
(This session did not use PowerPoint presentations)

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 8, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Moderator:

David Champagne, U.S. EPA Region 4

Speaker(s):

Brandon Dennison, Coalfield Development Corporation
Ben Gilmer, Refresh Appalachia
Coalfield Development Corporation Graduates

Description:

Creative job training for creative jobs that turn former brownfields including former factories, dilapidated buildings, and formerly mined lands into a place for farmers, craftsmen, solar installers, and artists. Learn about the Social Enterprise model of the Coalfield Development Corporation, how their graduates are utilizing the training, and how some of their projects have transformed brownfields.