Brooklyn startup addresses gun violence with climate jobs

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From left, Robert Clark, Que Cunningham and Jevon Rock, trainees in BlocPower's Civilian Climate Corps program, on the roof of a Brooklyn apartment after completing a practice energy audit. Credit: CJ Clouse
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From left, Robert Clark, Que Cunningham and Jevon Rock, trainees in BlocPower's Civilian Climate Corps program, on the roof of a Brooklyn apartment after completing a practice energy audit. Credit: CJ Clouse

A new programme from BlocPower is providing on-the-job clean tech and green building training to New Yorkers who live in neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence

On a bright spring afternoon, a group of workers from BlocPower descend the steps behind a four-story apartment building, down into the cramped, musty basement, where the only light is a bare bulb hanging...

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