Thursday, October 22, 2009

Global Green Presents Green Career Fair to help New Orleanians Pursue Opportunities in the Growing Green Economy

On Saturday October 24 Global Green is hosting a GREEN CAREERS/JOB Fair at the Walter Cohen High School at 2523 Dryades St with seminars hosted by over 40 professionals in careers ranging from environmental law and policy to solar panel installation.

The event will inform attendees of opportunities with employers such as Siemens Technologies, The Sierra Club, Future Proof Architecture, ResCom Energy Savers and Green Coast Enterprises construction. For a complete list of speakers please visit .

Jerome Ringo, President of the Apollo Alliance--a coalition of labor, business, environmental, and community leaders working to catalyze a clean energy revolution that will put millions of Americans to work in a new generation of high-quality, green-collar jobs-will be giving a keynote speech after breakfast in distributed to participants.

Saturday, October 24, 2009
8:30 am - 3:45 pm

Walter Cohen High School
3520 Dryades
New Orleans, LA

Global Green USA
Jerome Ringo, Apollo Alliance
40 experts in various green professions

According to recent surveys the "Green Economy" and the jobs that come along with it are of major interest to the citizens of New Orleans and the Gulf South Region.

Global Green USA is committed to helping New Orleanians rebuild a sustainable city by providing green building information for homeowners, residents, builders and architects in New Orleans, mirroring Global Green's national and regional initiatives of "fostering a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future." Visit Global Green USA's Green Building Resource Center at 841 Carondolet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.

Global Green USA is a national environmental organization that merges innovative research, cutting-edge community-based projects and targeted advocacy to create a sustainable future. Global Green USA has helped green nearly $20 billion in affordable housing, school, college and municipal building construction through technical assistance, partnerships, advocacy, and education. The organization has written, and implemented green building, energy efficiency, and solar power guidelines in addition to legislation and incentives at the local, state, and federal level. It has also pioneered partnerships with countless non-profits and government agencies. Please visit for more information.

For Further Background on Global Green's green initiatives in New Orleans you may also visit the Global Green New Orleans Green Building Resource Center at 841 Carondolet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.

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