Franklin was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. He has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Missouri Western and an M.S. in Criminal Justice from Chicago State University. Franklin also attained an E.M.B.A. from Benedictine University in Kansas. For his “first” career, Franklin worked as a case manager for at-risk youth; an advocate for the mentally ill being reintroduced to society from state-run institutions and reached the position of Vice President for Communities Dare to Care. Communities Dare to Care is a non-profit organization that focuses on the outreach, development, training and the mental health of youth from depressed urban areas. Franklin also worked as an Instructor for Mental Health First Aid, a program that teaches how to recognize and de-escalate persons going thru a mental health crisis. Franklin has also been a volunteer with the Guardian Angel Safety Patrol since 1988, providing a real-life role model for inner-city youth and making citizens arrests for those caught in the act of breaking the law. Franklin has engineered and hosted “Dedicated Hip hop mix show” for the past 15 years on the college radio station of WNUR, 89.3FM, Evanston, IL. (Northwestern University). For his “second” career, Franklin started Elemental Energy, LLC and is very excited at the possibilities in the field of renewable energy, and his development of industrial size renewable energy farms. Projects currently in development are in Idaho and Nevada. Becoming part of the Korthos Group is definitely an honor for Franklin. Being a part of an organization that has the experience and respect of industry professionals will not only benefit him professionally, but this partnership with benefit many more on different levels as projects for future development will come to fruition because of being associated with this talented network.
25 years of healthcare experiences, most as a Nephrology Technician,treating patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) that are on dialysis. I have taken that knowledge and technology to adapted it to be used in all aspects of self sustainability.We have successfully assimilated Dialysis technology and adapted it to service urban farming. Water treatment, Microbiology, chemistry, physics and more, our mission: To expand urban farming to our inner city, schools, community groups ,and churches that are in food desert communities, . We would like to partner with programs designed to educate children and young adults, in the areas of urban farming, which include biology, chemistry, botany. We have researched and discovered through trends we have witness , increased incidents of diabetes, obesity and hypertension among children and young adults, in most communities. We use direct hands on and online, education in the subject of urban farming and renewable energy. Which includes: how food is grown, hydroponics, aquaponics, composting , recycling, harvesting and cooking also renewable energy solar, wind, and hydro power(steam and water). We have seen successful programs that use direct hands on education approach. RSI Green Energy Network intent is to teach the communities to grow food, for a more diverse eating options for children and their parents in your community. A community that have a increasing numbers of hypertension, diabetes, obesity. As a result of these illnesses; kidney disease, blindness, amputations, heart failure are some of the issues and compounded by the fact that some urban communities are considered food deserts this makes it a challenge but a grass roots movement toward better and more affordable eating habits makes the challenge winnable. Our intent is to slow and in some cases reverse the decline of quality and food and bring fresh produce back to the individual family home.that is affordable.On this web site we will present our plan, goals and strategies, Education, tips, and resources to be come self sustainable in your community. We are asking to partner with you in helping your community build urban farms, starting at your house making available better food choices and a way to combat food borne illnesses. Your property gives us the ability to plant, grow, harvest food from garden to you plate, that is locally grown and fresh. We specialize in the design and the construction of hydroponic, aquaponic and conventional growing methods that lead to a cheaper food source and enhanced life style through healthy eating, of fresh produce, harvested with your own hands or we will help you.
BUTLER ADAM FOSTER CCHT
FOUNDER RSI GREEN ENERGY NETWORK
My name is Joy Foster , I have been a Registered Nurse for over 15 years, have worked in most of Critical care units, ER and special areas like Cath Lab, Intervention Radiology. Between me and my husband we have been traveling medical professionals for 6-9 years. Our daughter was born in the Big Island in Hawaii in one of my husbands’ travel assignment. We have enjoyed Hawaii’s family atmosphere, and the many other places we have been, so as a nurse I understand working the 12 hr shift and the hard work you put into your career. And now i wanted to share with you what my husband and I have put together, a website to help you with what we have found to be the most consuming part of life that is the food you eat and the amount of exercise. I will explore the trends of heart desease and diet with you from a Clinical prospective please join in the discussion ask about prevention and post your ideas and natural remedies that will help to prevent heart and vascular disease leading to diabeties and hypertension that are silent killers of those who are stricken by these chronic illnesses
Joylene Foster BSN., Traveling RN,
Editor and Co-founder
RSI GREEN ENERGY NETWORK