THURSDAY, APRIL 15 | 10AM - 11AM | ZOOM | RSVP BELOW
With around 240,000 veterans residing in San Diego, this session will discuss the skills and experience that the veteran's workforce can bring to our building industries. Through engagement and skills matching, we can create a more positive pipeline for veterans to enter into the green jobs economy and transform our built environment.
- Highlight the skills and experience that veterans bring to sustainable building
- Detail the impact of veteran workforce on sustainable development
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Uplift Institute
Charles has been a community change agent leader for over 25 years. He is involved in educational consulting, workforce development and neighborhood planning. Retired from the United States Air Force, Charles worked a construction manager specializing in water systems and hydro-purification. As a founder of the Uplift Institute, he has focused the mission on sustainability through education, economics, regenerative infrastructure and social equity. Charles holds a bachelor's degree in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, an M.A. in Urban Sustainability from Antioch University - Los Angeles and is completing a Doctor of Education in Educational Sustainability at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He currently resides in California.
This event is proudly a part of the inaugural SBW San Diego: