To provide life skills education and job-readiness training in organic gardening and the construction trades for high risk youth ages 13 to 18, some of whom are involved in the child welfare or juvenile justice system. Youth learn leadership, creative thinking and marketable skills through hands-on activities in the trades, including sheetrocking, plumbing, electrical work, woodworking and painting, as well as urban/community gardening. In addition, they design and sell original products and invest profits into the program. The youth get tutoring and participate in tech media and creative writing/social media instruction. The E-Program helps youth understand the link between education and employment.