Green Works KC – Client Spotlight
Green Works in Kansas City excels at environmental education and workforce development for urban high school students and in creating partnerships that open doors for our students and positively impact their futures.
They educate students about the environment with project-based learning and meaningful service projects. They also provide job skill training, financial literacy and paid summer interships to prepare their students for life after high school. Green Work’s staff and volunteers are always finding new ways to involve their students in educational initiatives in their neighborhoods.
Green Works end goal is to emplower youth to care for the environment, contribute to our economy, and create healthy communities.
We asked Kate Corwin, President and Founder of Green Works, a few questions about what compelled her to start this non-profit, eco-friendly organization, and how you can get involved.
Q: How Did Your Organization Get Started?
I started Green Works in the fall of 2007. I wanted to educate young people about the environment and connect them to new and growing career opportunities with sustainable businesses.