“The Campaign Started over a year ago,” Remembers Patrick Barnes, Creator of LVI and president of BFA, at an Interview with All the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans S&WB. The S&WB during Executive Director Ms. Marcia St. Martin initially expressed an interest in helping LVI by providing training staff and facilities. Their attention rapidly expanded into service, culminating in internships to 10 pupils at Veolia Water North America Operating Services, LLC Veolia and also S&WB centers. Limitless Vistas is a company which was set up in 2006 to train inner-city youth for careers in the green occupations sector. “This program is present for the sake of our pupils, not for gain,” said application Director Matilda Tennessee.
Students are introduced to the technical aspects of environmental work in addition to the value of functioning through service learning, within their communities. LVI’s training methods include classroom and hands-on house weatherization, construction recovery brownfield site assessment and clean up an application from the following areas, and because of 2010, water and wastewater treatment operations. This is the spring well only youth program from the New Orleans region that’s currently preparing inner-city youth for work in the wastewater and water market. LVI has given job training. Summer an LVI participant who is currently employed as an intern in the S&WB , Calvin McDowell, has used LVI student money to attend at Delgado Community College and intends to submit an application for an internship at the EPA.
“The courses we obtained with Mr. Simon Geologist and LVI Instructor assisted us to become more acquainted with all the verbiage used in the sector before working in the crops,” she explained of the classroom part of this LVI Program. When ten students took a tour of the East Bank water treatment facility run by 21, the programs of this summer started. Nine were chosen for summer internships in the fields of operations. “I liked working in Veolia, it had been really intriguing. You do not always consider where the water happens if you flush the toilet now I understand,” Ms. McDowell explained. Another pupil, Territa Fleming added,”Interning in Veolia along with also the S&WB has taught me that the value of hard work and perseverance.