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Brooklyn Woods

Joined in February 2020

About Us

Our mission is to empower low-and moderate-income people by creating living-wage employment opportunities and access to career paths. We seek to develop programs that counter prevailing market inequalities (especially those based on race or gender) and contribute to a broader movement for economic justice.

Brooklyn Woods achieves this mission in two ways:

1.     Woodworking training program- Free full-time training program that introduces the proper use of tools and machinery through the techniques of cabinetmaking and woodworking with the purpose of preparing people for entry-level jobs working with their hands. 

 

2.     Social venture business- hires program graduates to produce kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities from sustainable materials for housing developments in New York City.

Our mission is to empower low-and moderate-income people by creating living-wage employment opportunities and access to career paths. We seek to develop programs that counter prevailing market inequalities (especially those based on…

Issue Areas Include

  • Economic Development
  • Job & Workplace

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