Conservancy operates four programs:
Community Greening Program brings local residents, businesses, organizations
and schools together to implement greening strategies for neighborhoods.
The objective is to transform physically blighted blocks into well cared
for, environmentally revitalized areas with productive open spaces.
Education Program, through the utilization of innovative, hands-on teaching
methods, educates Newark's children about the environment and provides
reports to teachers, as well as trains teachers to integrate their curriculum
with environmental themes.
Environmental Justice Outreach Program strives to empower inner-city
residents to recognize their colletive power and ability to improve
their environment, while working to build partnerships topromote urban
Conservancy's Job Training Programs have enables youth and community
residents to acquire marketable skills through landscaping and horticultural
training while improving the environment of Newark and surrounding communities.
Our Training Progam provides supervised training to students, the unemployed,
employees of local businesses, and even inmates on work release programs.