Graduate Placement

After completing the Roots of Success program, graduates are hired in every sector of the green economy, as well as other sectors. Below is a sample list of where graduates have been hired.

​AKRF Environmental Consulting
Alcal-Arcade Specialty Contracting Inc.
All Out Sealcoat
Anthony’s Handyman Service
BFC City Point Builders
Build with Prospect
Carpenters Union
Chicago Scaffolding Inc. (CSI)
Contractors Labor Pool
CSA Group
Elevations 1
EuroTech Construction
Expo Logics
Fifth Avenue Committee
Forthill Construction Corp
Gilmans Kitchens+Baths
Green Leaf Construction NY
Harrison Green
Harvest Homes
Hollister Construction
Local 3
Marcan Enterprise Inc.
Modern Aire Mechanical
Nolmar Corp
NW Pacific/Aedifex, Inc.
Pullman Services
RC Structures
Rebuilding Exchange
Rise Development
Schementi Construction
SDI Insulation
Second Chance Renovations
Sequoia Construction
Sheet Metal Workers Union
Southern Environmental Solutions
TMS International
Union 528 Concrete Mason
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Whole House Building Supply/Salvage
Woodland Wood Connections

Community Organizing & Leadership

​Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
Advocates for Urban Agriculture
Always Best Care Senior Services
Bay Area Climate Collaborative
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
Brewerytown-Sharswood Civic
Brooklyn Community Justice Center
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities
Collective Justice
Community Housing Partnership
Community Voices Heard
Concordia Place
Danlin Corporation Solar Contractor
East Palo Alto Senior Center
Ecology Center
Freedom Project
Fund for Public Interest
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Mission Services
Greater Englewood Development Cooperation
Green City Force- Social Enterprise
Green City Force/ Archdiocese
Green CIty Force/ Wavecrest Management
Greencorps Chicago
Growing Power
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3
Joule Energy
KC Can Compost
Lower East Side Ecology Center
Northwest Bronx Clergy Coalition
Peninsula Interfaith Action
Philadelphia Gas Works
PowerCorps Camden
PowerCorps PHL
ProVoltz Solar
Real Good Solar
Recurve/Advanced Home Energy
Red Hook Initiative
Redwood City Public Library
Rising Sun Company
Sierra Club
Smoke Free NYCHA
Solar City
Solar States
University Beyond Bars
Urban Solutions
Volunteers of America
WELD Seattle
Women’s Initiative for Self Employment


























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































ABM Industries
Association for Energy Affordability (AEA)
Bright Power
Clean Edison
Community Environmental Center
Condor Energy / Eneractive Solutions
Conservation Services Group
DVM Industries
EG Electric
Electricians Union
EmPower Solar
Energy Pro Insulation
FCI Management Inc
Five Boro Solar
Franklin Energy
Green House Strategies
Green Power Solutions
Grid Alternatives
IBEW Local 3
OnForce Solar
RISE Engineering
Trinity Solar
Willdan Energy
Aclara Technologies

EarthBaby Compostable Diaper Service
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Warehouse
GreenWaste Recovery
Newman & Company Recycling
Recology San Mateo County
The Green Project of New Orleans Building Materials Recycling

Beacon Plumbing
Bay Area Appliance
Chicago Department of Water Reclamation
Gowanus Canal Conservancy
Hussey Plumbing
Lifesource Irrigation
Philadelphia Water Department (PWD)
StormWater Solutions
Water District
Water Logs

Food, Health & Agriculture
AGreen Farms
Altgeld Gardens Urban Farm
Angelic Organics
Asphalt Green
Battery Urban Farm
Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger
Behavior Solutions
Big Delicious Planet
Bite Cafe
Bobby Van’s Restaurant
Brooklyn Kitchen
Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago Botanic Garden Fruit and Vegetable Island
Chicago Botanic Garden Green Youth Farm
Chicago Farm Works
Chicago Food Co-Operative
Chicago Pit Stop BBQ
Chicago Specialty Gardens
Citi Field
City Farm Resource Center
City Press Juice & Bottle
Compost Power
Coney Island Cyclones- Food Service
Cook County Boot Camp Farm
East New York Farms
East New York Restoration Local Development Corporation
Ecumenical Hunger Program
Excellent Home Care Services
Farmedhere, LLC
Farmer’s Fridge
Fat Ice
Firehouse Subs
FNC Community Learning Farm
Food and Paper Supply
Fund for Public Health NY
Gardens That Grow
Garfield Park Conservatory
Garfield Produce Company
Gethsemane Garden Center
Goldman Sachs Cafeteria
Good Eggs
Gotham Greens
Great Performances
Green Thumbs Up
Growing Home Inc
Harlem Grown
Herban Produce
HoneyBaked Ham Co.
Iron Street Urban Farm
Isabhalia Ladies of Elegance Foundation
Jacobi Medical Center
Jewel Osco
Joshua Charles Catering
Joyva Corps
Kelly Street Garden
Key Food
Koch Foods
L & M Fine Foods
La Finca del Sur
Lettuce Entertain You
Little Veggie Patch
Local Foods
Maison Kayser
Manhattan Chili Company
Metropolitan Farms
Native Foods Café
One Off Hospitality-Publican Quality Meats
Outer Seed Shadow
Passion Café
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Philly Food Works
Pilsen Community Market
Preferred Home Health Care
Project Eats
Protein Bar
Provenance Food and Wine
Revolution Brewing
Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co.
Seasonal Vegan
Shake Shack
Specialty’s Café & Bakery
Square Roots Urban Growers
Sylvia Center
Takashi Restaurant
TCA Fish Farms
The Battery Conservancy
The Chicago Lights Urban Farm
The Fund for Public Health in New York
The Jackson Park Urban Farm and Community Allotment Garden
The Roof Crop
Uncommon Ground Green Roof & Restaurant
Urban Canopy
Urban Growers Collective
Whole Foods Market
Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery
Windy City Harvest

Allegheny County Facilities Management
Battery Park City Authority
NY Parks Department
NYC Department of Homeless Services
NYC Department of Sanitation
NYC Housing Authority
Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR)
San Francisco Department of Environment
San Francisco Parks and Recreation
San Mateo County Clerk Assessor Recorder
San Mateo County Department of Housing
San Mateo County Works Program
WA Department of Children, Youth and Families

Open Space
Bartlett Tree Experts
Blue Star Gardens
Bowery House
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Brooklyn Grange
Budget Landscape
C & H Landscapes Corporation
Cedar Run Landscapes
Cherry Blossom Landscaping
Crown & Garden
Enlace/North Lawndale Greening Committee
FDR Park
Four Seasons Landscaping
Friends of Rockaway Park
Friends of the Wissahickon
Future Green Studio
Gardens of Distinction NY
Gateway Greens
Ground Tec
Hudson River Park
Hudson River Park Trust
J. Sharp’s Landscaping, Inc.
James Rogan Tree Services
John Haye Landscaping
John Mini Distinctive Landscapes
M & M Landscaping
Mercado Landscaping
Moon Landscaping
New Eco
New York Restoration Project
NYCHA Garden & Greening
PA Outdoor Corps
Plant Specialists Landscaping Company
Planter’s Grove
Randall’s Island
Smith Memorial Playground
Town & Garden
Troy Nurseries
Weed Man Landscaping

Chicago Transit Authority
Citi Bike
Dutch Express
Indego-Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia
Lawrence Fine Art Services
North Side Imports
SCR Medical Transportation
Select Express Logistics
Sunrise Transportation
United Cargo

ABM Industries
Addus Home Care
Allied Universal Security
AmeriCorps Kentucky
Aramark Incorporated
Bare Escentuals Mineral Makeup
Bloomberg LP
Blossoms Formal and Bridal
Blue Cross
BOC Capital
Brickman 95 Morton LLC
Caprice Management LLC
Century 21
Chicago Public Schools
City Year
Dog-Alicious Pet Care
Edwin Gould (Merged w/ Rising Ground Jan 2019)
Evergreen State Comm. Coll.
Family Shelters Bronx
Farmers Insurance
Fiber-Tech / Spokane Comm. College
Fiber-Tech / Spokane Comm. College
Game Stop
Global Material Technologies
Greenpoint YMCA
Growing Futures
Harlem Children’s Zone
Heaven Hands Community Services
Homeowner’s Assistance Services
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Hunter School of Social Work, IT Dept
ILM & Partners
Inwood Jr/ Sr High School
Jobs Plus/ Henry Street Settlement
JP Morgan Chase
Laborers Union
Lawndale Christian Health Center
Lawrence Fine Art Services
Managed by Q
Millenium Development
Modell’s Sporting Goods
New Horizons
North Florida Community College
Old Town School of Folk Music
Paragon Sports
Phoenix Recovery Home
Reliant Realty Services
Rising Stars Academic Services Inc
SCO Family of Services
Secured 24
Street Plus
The Lei Company
The Way We Grow Infant Center
The Williamsburg Hotel
United Staffing
Van Dyke Community Center
WCS Bronx Zoo
Year Up
YouthBuild Louisville