Technical Assistance

Greenforce Initiative

Helping Colleges Build Green Career Pathways, Green Campuses

Helping community colleges develop pathways into “green economy” careers for low-skilled adults, while strengthening workforce development and college sustainability practices.

Mary V.L. Wright
Director, Employer Alliances
617.728.4446 x211

Technical Assistance

JFF and NWF provide the Learning and Action Networks with technical assistance for a number of critical activities, including:

  • Engaging employers and connecting workforce development programs more strongly to their needs
  • Identifying emerging labor market needs in green sectors
  • Identifying and implementing best and promising practices for designing career pathways and supporting advancement
  • Identifying and implementing strategies for expanding access and opportunities for lower-skilled and nontraditional students
  • Promoting the integration of community colleges’ sustainability efforts with their “green” workforce development and economic development activities
  • Leveraging state and federal funding opportunities to expand effective green pathway program designs for lower-skilled adults
  • Identifying and taking advantage of opportunities to influence state and federal policy agendas and funding support for this work