A “green job” is one that preserves or enhances environmental health as well as the economic and social well-being of people and communities, centering communities most negatively impacted by climate change. A green job pays a living wage while providing career pathways. Green jobs do not contribute to displacement instead they enable these impacted communities to choose where they live
Green Jobs for a Greener Seattle: An Evening with the Young Leaders
On Tuesday September 26, 2017 6-8pm the Young Leaders in the Green Movement, the program I am the organizer for, is having an event where we are talking with local green businesses and organizations about creating entry level, green, living wage positions in the their business or organization for low-income young adults of color.
The Young Leaders in the Green Movement is a program of Got Green. Here is Got Green’s organizational definition of a green job.