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  1. 1. GREEN SUSTAINABLE INSTITUTE Purpose. Preparation. Passion. Principles. Meets Opportunities. HISTORY The Green Building Maintenance was started in 2007 by Stewart Cleaning Services and Performance Enhancement Training Solutions with the sole purpose of providing a comprehensive Janitorial training program for those released from youth or adult prisons. The Green Sustainable Institute is currentlly hosted and administered by the National reentry Network for Returning Citizens. GOALS Facilitates a 24 week Progressive and Holistic Training programs which includes Continuum Of Care Services which focuses on the developmental characteristics—physical, personal, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual to promote positive outcomes and behaviors among young people in reentry. Our goal is to remove employment and personal barriers for the hard to employ population and to promote the hiring and the retention of these individuals. And through our Continuum Of Care Services, reduce recidivism among these citizens and assist them to pathways for productive lives. MODEL Recruitment from our local partners including the Mayor’s Office for Returning Citizens Affairs (MORCA) and DC Department Of Employment Services (DOES)
  2. 2. WHO WE SERVE Youths (ages 16-25) who are formerly incarcerated and a DC resident and have attended an orientation for the Green Sustainability Institute Benefits to Participants: ● Advanced hands-on technical training to enter the Janitorial Industry training ● National Green Cleaning certifications for those who complete the training ● Employer matching support for training graduates ● Additional support to address most immediate needs of graduates while employed PROVEN SUCCESS Job Placement Rate: 70% Number served since 2007: 352 graduates (367 participants) Attendance Rate: 95% When we look at our history with this particular population, once in a structured environment and given an assessment, the men and women become very focus and soak up the information and tend to be more committed to achieving successful personal outcomes. CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE 1. Cleaning Industry Training Standards- CITS Certification 2. National Green Cleaning Certification 3. Green Carpet & Floor Care Certifications (2 certifications) ADVANCED TRAINING 1. Advance Industry Technical Training, OSHA and Safety Rules & Regulations 2. Employment Development: Resume and Interview Prep 3. Starting your own Green Business
  3. 3. COORDINATION OF CONTINUUM OF CARE SERVICES *THROUGH STRATEGIC PARTNERS 1. Critical Life -360 Skills (self-discipline) 2. Personal Self-Management Skills 3. Social Skills & Drug Resistance Skills 4. Behavioral Management Seminars 5. Substance Abuse Workshops 6. Personal & Physical health & tattoo removal 7. Mentoring & Coaching Sessions WHERE WE ARE HEADED NEXT Over the next year, we hope to expand our services to those of our graduates who still struggle to find employment. We are further building out support services for those who choose to open up their on business in the green industry. Business development support for our graduates in starting the following green businesses Commercial/Residential Cleaning, Carpet & Rug Shampoo, Green Street Cleaning, Composts, Recycling/Waste Management, Community Beautification Project, Rain Gardens, Weed & Graffiti Removal and Water Spouts Rain Runoff. Addressing factors that can lead to our graduates being re-incarcerated: Tattoo removal, Criminal Record sealing, Child support payment help, Family Reunification, Paying off debt/restitution, Accessing loans and Finding affordable housing. HOW TO ENROLL AS A STUDENT 1. Attend a Green Sustainable Institute Orientation Session 2. Pass a clean drug screening test 3. Register with DC American Jobs Center & DCNetworks.org 4. Complete a Basic Skills Assessment Exam and tool with our staff HOW TO CONTACT THE GREEN BUILDING INSTITUTE Insert email & Phone

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