BCGC’s workforce development component provides participants with the hard and soft skills training to succeed in family-sustaining careers. It has two career tracks: brownfields remediation and residential energy efficiency.
BCGC’s social enterprise component provides on-the-job training opportunities for each energy retrofit student and functions as a model for inclusive hiring and employment practices within the industry.
BCGC’s high-road business development component then helps employers raise the quality of and expand access to their entry-level positions by committing them to equitable hiring and employment standards. In exchange, BCGC helps grow these businesses by marketing them as socially responsible and channeling procurement opportunities to them.
unemployed and underemployed
Baltimore City residents have
graduated since 2003
of graduates have secured
of placed graduates retained
employment for at least one year
high-road companies have committed
to exclusively hire from BCGC and
pay family-sustaining wages
in procurement opportunities
channeled to high-road employers