Green Works In Kansas City
Rating: 4.96 stars 24 reviews
Location: 4334 McGee St % Katherine K Corwin Kansas City MO 64111 USA
Results: - We have taught 160 urban high school students about Kansas City’s most serious environmental issues. - We have funded nearly 10,000 hours of paid summer internships for our students. - Our students and volunteers have planted 5 native plant beds, 50 trees and more than 4,000 native shrubs and plants in urban neighborhoods and along Brush Creek. And through our programming our students' science scores have increased, they have changed their behaviors towards the environment, they have increased their social networks and 100% have graduated from high school. Many of our graduates are currently in college and four of our graduates secured employment at their former internship sites.
Target demographics: urban high school students connect to a green economy
Direct beneficiaries per year: 60 students
Geographic areas served: Kansas City's urban neighborhoods
Programs: environmental education, workforce development and community engagement.
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