Veterans

David Correa and his family have lived in Ontario since 1997. David was born in Mexicali, Mexico (on the border of Imperial Valley) in the City of Calexico.
United States Army Veteran Larry Hiner was born in Ohio and moved to California in 1965 where he was stationed in Van Nuys, California.
This July, GRID Bay Area’s Troops to Solar training partnership with local veterans services organization, Swords to Plowshares, completed a second successful training after wrapping up its pilot cohort earlier this year in the spring. The partnership aims to reduce the barriers to employment for local veterans interested in the rapidly growing solar industry through pre-employment job readiness training, hands-on training, and employment opportunities.
With Father’s Day coming up, GRID’s Maisha Kudumu sat down with GRID client and Vietnam veteran, Luther Courtney to learn about his impressive career and dedication to his community.
Earlier this month, The Solar Foundation released the 2018 National Solar Jobs Census. Meet some folks who started their solar careers with GRID!
U.S. military veterans like Deryck are joining GRID Alternatives to improve access to clean energy for low-income families
Heldon, or "DJ" as he prefers to be known, came to us in the fall with life experience but no solar skills. He simply wanted the chance to work.
When Isaiah Pak completed his eight years of service in the United States Marine Corps, he never imagined his service to his country would lead him down the path to assisting underserved communities through GRID.
As we glance back at 2018, there are many positive achievements that GRID can be thankful for here in the IE.
And since veterans comprise nearly 10% of our industry, there are plentiful success stories from across GRID Alternatives to share with our partners.

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