Environmental Justice

STAND-L.A. and its partners held a rally at the Archdiocese office site on the Los Angeles Miracle Mile to bring attention to the injustice of the oil lease this week.
Which is the greater challenge: raising $2,000 for climate change advocacy or pedaling over 200 miles through the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia?
On August 26, 2017, a diverse volunteer group including women employees from the Inter-American Development Bank’s energy division kicked off the largest solar array in Prince George’s County, Maryland for We Build.
The Greater Los Angeles Outreach team brought some of its familiar GRID Alternatives magic to North Long Beach over the weekend, where we held an informative multi-part workshop.
These 569 kW of donated equipment will also unlock 15,000 hours of hands-on training through GRID's unique community participation model.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) volunteers joined GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic staff for a 3.4 kW solar installation on Baltimore homeowner Wade Watkins’ home.
GRID Alternatives Outreach Coordinator Katie Webster discovered a love for nature and animals growing up in Adairsville, Georgia, but upon graduating from Auburn University, she realized that she wanted to eschew scientific research for environmental work that would create more immediate change.
Genesha Burton, a pre-law student from Michigan State University, shared with us how her experience volunteering with GRID Alternatives through the Solar Spring Break program stoked her growing interest in environmental justice.

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