Celebrating the Release of the California Blueprint for Environmental Literacy

September 15, 2015
Systems Change and Collaboration
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Today, on September 15, 2015, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is unveiling a blueprint to strengthen the environmental literacy of California’s K-12 students. GPG is extremely proud to have supported this work for the Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation (CDEF) from June 2014-May 2015. The California Blueprint for Environmental Literacy is the result of a statewide task force that met during 2014 and was composed of a wide… Read More →

City of Richmond Received Highly Competitive Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants

October 23, 2013
Funding Research and Grant Proposal Development
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The City of Richmond, California’s RichmondBUILD program staff has received notice of a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue training Richmond residents for environmental stewardship and cleanup careers. RichmondBUILD will receive one of the 16 grant awards made throughout the country. The funding will provide up to 60 Richmond residents with training and certifications in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), hazardous waste operations (HAZWOPPER), CPR… Read More →