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Green Jobs Training

No-Cost Green Training Opportunities for CBE Contractors

The Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Capacity Building and Pipeline Program (SEICBP) is a no-cost training, credentialing, and certification program designed to connect District businesses and residents to various topics within the energy efficiency industry to expand local skills and expertise. Train Green with expert instructors and accredited institutions through a variety of courses in energy efficiency and renewable energy design, construction, inspection, and maintenance.

  • Green Building Operations, Design, & Maintenance
  • Solar
  • Benchmarking & DC Code

Program Eligibility
All training and certification courses are offered at no cost to participants on a first-come, first-served basis, however, registrants that fit the following criteria will be given priority access to courses:

  • Tier 1: District residents District CBE or CBE-Eligible firms
  • Tier 2: District residents working outside of the District or non-residents working for District CBE or CBE-Eligible firms
  • Tier 3: Non-Residents & businesses in greater DMV metro area
Pre register today:
Walk-in Computer Workshops at MLK Library

Free Introductory Workshops

On Tuesdays and Thursday, the Martin Luther King Library at 901 G Street NW offers introductory computer workshops, including

  • PowerPoint Basics (Monday, July 12, 11:30am)
  • Intro to Windows (Wednesday, July 14, 1pm)

Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

DCRA: FREE July Business Seminars 

Find The Right Franchise For You: A Business Model for Success 
Mon, July 12, 10am

All Things Non-Profit 
Thurs, July 15, 10am

DCRA At Your Neighborhood Library - Learn The Process Of Starting A Business 
Tues, July 20, 5pm

Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking "Coffee & Capital" at DCRA 
Tues, July 27, 10am

SBRC One-On-One Call Session: Steps to Obtaining a Business License
Mon-Fri, by appointment 10am – 4pm

SBRC One-on-One Call Session: "Talk Business After Hours"
Mon and Wed, by appointment 4 - 6pm

COVID Rental Assistance Program
Get Help Paying Rent and Utility Bills

STAY DC is the District’s new emergency rental assistance program to help households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more by visiting or calling 833-4-STAYDC.
Youth Outdoor Movie Night

Wed, July 21, Congress Park
As part of the DC Department of Recreation's #BacktoSummer events, they are hosting Roving Leaders Outdoor Movie nights throughout the city. On Wednesday, July 21, they will be showing Soul at Congress Park, at 1345 Savannah Street SE. The show starts at dusk. The full schedule can be found here:

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