Cleveland.com has written an article that highlights several programs in the city of Cleveland that are working to curb youth violence. Here’s what they had to say about Cleveland Youth Landscaping:

Cleveland Youth Landscaping

What it is: This landscaping program provides Glenville area residents with free landscaping services through employing youth ages 14-18. There’s a focus on helping the elderly, trimming lawns of foreclosed houses and cleaning up areas that present safety concerns.

The organization also teaches entrepreneurial and work skills through the job program.

How they do it: Employees are paid for their landscaping efforts through the organization’s sponsors, including Neighborhood Connections, but also must attend a series of speakers.

To find out if you qualify for free landscaping services check out the organization’s website.

 

The full article can be read here.