NPP Featured in the Dig!

Thanks to Hannah Martin of the Weekly Dig for her wonderful article featuring Groundwork Somerville’s 2011 National Park Preserver Team!



Posted on September 8, 2011 by HANNAH MARTIN

“Someone with financial problems, you can’t help them with money.”

Such is the motto of Ronald Leaks, community organizer at non-profit Groundwork Somerville–teach people how to use brushcutters, and give them an eye for an overgrown field.

Through a program called National Park Preservers, Leaks preps four at-risk youth for a competitive entrance into the outdoor work job market with 16 weeks of job training, skill development and resume building.

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