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Alexis Cureton
SolarCorps Electric Vehicle Program Fellow
Hailing from Indianapolis, Indiana, Alexis asserts that his roots in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Black Wallstreet are what drives him to clean energy. A sociologist by training, Alexis received his formal bachelor’s degree from Clark Atlanta University and his Master’s in Public Affairs from Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a concentration in Energy and Policy Analysis. Currently, He works as GRID’s first Solar Corps Electric Vehicle Fellow. Managing California’s first Clean Vehicle Grants program, Alexis sees an opportunity for synergy between HBCUs and PWIs in bridging the gap between both access to knowledge and praxis for their students. While in this position, Alexis seeks to gain a better understanding of the intersectionality of energy access as it pertains to energy equity being used as a tool to achieve sustainable economic development for minority communities. A quote that helps align his dreams with his passions is “We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.” -Malcolm X