Eligibility Criteria

The Denver Green Jobs Initiative (DGJI) only served residents of northeast Denver* (see below listing of neighborhoods). Women, minorities, high-school dropouts, veterans (including spouses), ex-offenders, and individuals who were homeless were encouraged to apply.

Candidates enrolling in DGJI must have shown a current, state-issued ID and a social security card, in addition to meeting other pre-enrollment requirements such as assessments, a background check and drug testing.

*Eligibility was limited to residents of these neighborhoods:

  • Clayton
  • Cole
  • Elyria Swansea
  • Five Points
  • Globeville
  • Green Valley Ranch
  • Montbello
  • Northeast Park Hill
  • North Park Hill
  • Skyland
  • Whittier