Green-Collar Jobs Tour Coming to Memphis

Earth Day is just around the corner, and to commemorate the event the Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) is hosting a “green-collar jobs tour.”
From April 13 to 29, representatives with the Lake City, Tenn.-based social, economic and environmental nonprofit agency will stop at selected businesses and highlight the importance of developing a green economy.
The jobs tour begins Tuesday at a Knoxville wind farm. The West Tennessee portion will be held April 29 with tours of Sharp Manufacturing, which makes solar panels, and GrowMemphis, which supports community gardens.
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