Green Roof Installed by ETTP Students at Manchester Street Park

We are happy to announce that the Green Roof on the shed at Manchester St. Park has been planted!

Cycle Two and Three (Cycle 3 pictured here) of the Environmental Technical Training Program (ETTP) at Groundwork Lawrence took on the task of completing the installation of the "Green Roof" using their OSHA 10 and Fall Protection Training, in addition to other skills they have acquired during the 5-week full-time program!

GWL is hiring a Community Programs Director!

Groundwork Lawrence is hiring a Community Programs Director.

About the Position:

Public Meeting: Ferrous Site


Date and Time

Thursday, August 21st at 6:00 PM
60 Island Street, 1st Floor East Wing, Lawrence, MA

(Parking available at 50 Island Street)

Please join a community discussion about the design for a new park in the heart of Lawrence's Mill District at the confluence of the Spicket and Merrimack Rivers. Food will be provided.

GWL is hiring for a Department of the Interior VISTA position

Please see the job description, below.

Environmental Technical Training Program

Environmental Technical Training Program (ETTP): Turning Lawrence's Environmental Challenges into Educational & Career Opportunities

Graduates First Class, Second Currently in Session, Third Now Open for Enrollment


A growing partnership between the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board (MVWIB) and Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is turning Lawrence’s environmental challenges into opportunities!

"By making an investment in the city, he made an investment in me."

"By making an investment in the city, he made an investment in me." Green Team member Rosa makes memorable speech on 4/30.

Last Wednesday, one of our High School students on the Green Team, Rosa Diaz, had the opportunity to make a speech in front of a room of state and local leaders and introduce Governor Patrick. Her speech was mas magnificent and the energy in the room after her remarks was tangible. We are so proud of Rosa and all of our students on the Green Team and are continually impressed with the way they represent themselves, Lawrence, and Groundwork.

FREE Bike Repair by BiciCocina at Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day!

If you bring or ride your bike to Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day, BiciCocina will tune it up for free! They will also be accepting bike donations! So, if you have bikes in your basements or garages that you'd like to put towards a good cause, come donate them! Check out BiciCocina on Facebook for more details:

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