Environmental Justice

Outreach & Partnerships Manager Stella Ursua will address city councilmembers to make sure people across Long Beach get senses of our impact.
Our Board is a Wealth of Experience and Knowledge
Senator Kevin de León celebrates pairing of two state programs that are easing the energy burden for low-income households and providing local job training.
Since we started GRID in 2004, the urgency for equitable solutions to climate change has only grown. As it gets hotter, seniors are choosing between turning on the air conditioning and buying their medicine. Meanwhile, folks need good jobs that pay a living wage and don’t make them sick.
My name is Sawani Poornima Goonatilleke and I am a junior at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), pursuing a B.S. in Sustainability.
Today, between 500,000 and a million people call this side of town "home."
Their decision to bring renewable energy onto the rooftop at Alegria has big implications: $170,000 in expected output over the system lifetime.
Welcome to our February edition of our Staff Spotlight feature
One year ago, Reggie and Devonta were working on their applications for the Mayor Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), to get a summer job. Little did they know they would find themselves a year later as full-time AmeriCorps members, completing a year of service installing solar in the community with a brand new career path.
As NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson has insisted, "Underserved communities cannot be left behind in a clean energy transition."

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