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Congresswoman Niki Tsongas introduces bill to create urban green space

WASHINGTON, DC – October 7, 2015 – Congresswoman Niki Tsongas today introduced new legislation to help urban communities turn blighted environments into public parks or other usable green spaces, while creating jobs in communities with elevated unemployment.

The Groundwork USA Trust Act was developed in consultation with the nonprofit group Groundwork Lawrence and would create a dedicated federal funding stream to ensure support for the twenty existing Groundwork programs nationwide, enabling other cities to launch similar initiatives.

Partner Blog: GWUSA Seeks Applicants for Executive Director Position

GWUSA is looking for applications from qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director. Details about how to apply and the position opening are contained here: 2013 GWUSA ED JOB DESC.

Applications are due by June 30, 2013.

If you have questions about the position or the application process, please email: executivedirector @ groundworkusa.org.

GWL is hiring an Education Program Coordinator

GWL is seeking an Educational Program Coordinator to implement a variety of youth education programs. Reporting to the Program Director, this position manages 10-20 youth employees, works with the Mass Audubon Environmental Education Coordinator, AmeriCorps Service Learning Coordinator, and temporary summer staff to deliver top quality environmental and public health youth programming and to integrate youth into GWL’s community activities and events.