Section 3 Participation
Sustainable Fellwood Subcontractors continue to employ local residents of Chatham and surrounding Counties. 79 (local residents /40%) out of 200
(total number of workers on-site for February) were employed on Phase I. A total of 176 (50%) local residents have been employed on Phase I.
Construction Apprentice Participants
CAP* students hired to-date: A total of 11 CAP participants have been hired on Phase I. Several Sustainable Fellwood Subcontractors continue to hire and train CAP program participants.
*CAP is a collaborative effort between Step Up Savannah, Chatham County, and Savannah Technical College and the Home Builders Association of Savannah.
- Total workers (Badged to-date): 416 (as of March 16)
- Total workers on-site February: 200
- African-American (AA) – 68 / 34%
- Hispanic – 50 / 25%
- Caucasian – 82 / 41% (includes a Romanian)
The project continues to receive large numbers of interested persons on a daily basis looking for employment. An average of 100 people visit the site weekly looking for employment. ‘Interest Intake’ forms are completed and filed for potential future employment opportunities. Subcontractors have a ready ‘pool’ of potential skilled and unskilled laborers from which to build their workforce. The majority of applicants are local Savannah residents.