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Matrix Selected to Provide Workforce Development and Job Training in Green Job Arena

Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. (Matrix) is part of the team that was awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Grant.

Matrix, as a sub consultant, will be supporting the Fortune Society of New York on their effort to provide workforce development and job training to help fund the organization’s program to recruit, train and place formerly incarcerated people in green jobs assessing and cleaning up brownfields and other contaminated sites. Matrix’s role will be consulting on the types of training and experience they will need for particular jobs.

The Fortune Society is a nonprofit social service and advocacy organization, founded in 1967, whose mission is to support successful reentry from prison and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities.

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According to Senior Vice President Dennis Petrocelli, PG, “Matrix is proud to work with the Fortune Society of New York helping formerly incarcerated people get back to work – especially in the green jobs arena”.

Formed in 1990, Matrix is a leading woman-owned full-service engineering and environmental services firm. Matrix is working on a wide range of infrastructure, building and environmental projects for public and private-sector clients throughout the United States. The East Hanover, NJ-based company has offices in the Northeast as well as Alabama and Arizona.

Matrix is proud NJBIZ named the firm the 2010 Business of the Year and Jayne Warne, our President as one of the 2011 “Best Fifty Women in Business.”

For more information on the firm, visit www.matrixneworld.com or contact Dennis Petrocelli at dpetrocelli@matrixneworld.com.

 

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