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Grants Available to Train New Yorkers for the Green Economy

Green Jobs

The U.S. Department of Labor is now accepting applications for Green Jobs Training Grants.  These competitive grants will provide $500 million of Recovery Act funding for workforce training initiatives.  Click here for an overview of the grant opportunities.

Organizations in New York City that prepare workers for jobs in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries are encouraged to apply for the following grants:  

To learn how your organization can benefit from these and other federal grants, please visit the Congresswoman’s Federal Grant Information page.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

H1N1 CDC LinkWith the H1N1 influenza virus spreading both in the United States and worldwide, Rep. Velázquez urges New Yorkers to educate themselves about the outbreak and the steps they should take to minimize their risk of infection. 

If you have concerns about H1N1 influenza please call 311 in New York City, or for more information visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has prepared a list of FAQs on the virus that can be found here.


Constituent Services

Nydia VelázquezIn addition to representing your interests in the legislative process, the Congresswoman’s office can help you in other ways. Here are some of the services we offer: