Keeping Waterways Clean By Offering a Second Chance

AmeriCorps program creates jobs and plays an integral role in Philadelphia’s ambitious Green City, Clean Waters initiative.
Keeping Waterways Clean By Offering a Second Chance
PowerCorpsPHL combines environmental stewardship with intensive job placement support for young adults in need of direction.

Paul Johnson’s life was starting to spin out of control.

The Philadelphia resident had been arrested for a DUI, and his future didn’t look too bright. Johnson’s probation officer sent him to a meeting in which Johnson was told about PowerCorpsPHL.

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