Earth Day Clean-Up 2012

Hundreds of dedicated volunteers came out for Earth Day Clean-Up 2012 to clear the way for the Atlanta BeltLine Urban Farm in southwest Atlanta.

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The Atlanta BeltLine

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Creating Jobs for Atlantans

Over its 25-year implementation, the Atlanta BeltLine is expected to generate 30,000 new full time jobs and 48,000 one-year construction jobs. The majority of these jobs will be created by new businesses located along the Atlanta BeltLine.

The Atlanta BeltLine is helping connect residents with jobs in Atlanta through a series of partnerships, classes and other programs. This initiative helps bridge the skill gap for employers, while helping residents around the Atlanta BeltLine prepare for and secure quality jobs close to home. Employment programs include:

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is bringing together leaders from public, private, non-profit, educational, and community organizations to facilitate a new model of workforce development that will result in better connections for the employers and the residents living, or desiring to live, along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. Learn more
In 2010, the Atlanta BeltLine and the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency collaborated on the implementation of a training program for local residents. The program focuses on greenspace construction, and 100% of trainees from the inaugural class were placed in jobs in construction and other industries. Through the support of Greenworks, the second class graduated in […] Learn more
Builders who are paid by Tax Allocation District proceeds must sign and adhere to the Atlanta BeltLine first source hiring agreement, which stipulates that new hires must first be recruited from within Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods. The goal is to give residents of the immediate area a head start on applying before positions are opened to […] Learn more
The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership has worked with more than 40 local and national organizations to develop a framework for connecting Atlanta BeltLine residents with jobs along the Atlanta BeltLine. Learn more
We have come across - or in some cases created - workforce-related resources that others may find useful. Learn more
Partners At Work
“Our objective is to help both the residents and employers in Atlanta BeltLine communities in a mutually beneficial way. Businesses need skilled employees who are ready to work. Residents need access to training that leads to a job. With the support of Atlanta CareerRise and the expertise of our partners, we look forward to aligning training and assessment programs with employers’ needs to make a tangible impact.” - Rob Brawner, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Program Director
Learn more about Workforce Partnerships →