The Youthbuild program has been carefully designed by community activists with the input of young people in several neighborhoods over 14 years. Young people of many racial and ethnic groups have participated and benefited. It is appealing to groups in rural as well as urban neighborhoods, because it is comprehensive in its approach, the Youthbuild program is a number of things at once. It is a/an:
Lead paint removal certification training
On March 25, 2021, UCC YouthBuild participants attended a Lead paint removal certification training, developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to
train renovation, repair, and painting contractors to work safely in housing with lead-based paint and comply with EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule and HUD’s Lead Safe Housing Rule. This course prepares students for certification that complies with EPA’s RRP Rule and HUD’s Lead Safe Housing Rule.
United Community Corporation
"Moving people from dependency to self-sufficiency"
Clubhouse Community Center | 205 Spruce Street
Newark, NJ 07108