Greater Los Angeles
This week, you'll spot spot familiar GRID Alternatives staff faces high above the streetscape of Vermont.
It's a door opening for people with skills like Anna's.
This is the latest in series of regular profiles introducing the GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles team. In their own way, each member of our team brings a passion for renewable energy to the day-to-day work of Los Angeles' most socially-minded solar company.
While she's looking forward to further honing her installation skills, she's most excited about "finally having a work family."
Our event takes place at Southeast Middle School on the historic Tweedy Mile in South Gate, and everyone is welcome from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Just a few years ago, Ryan was a teenager without many options to contribute to the society around him.
For Amaro, native to Montebello, a chance to fill this entry-level union spot and pursue even more electrical training is groundbreaking.
Donors, neighborhood folks, and partners shared an inspiring afternoon with staff from the Instituto de Educacion Popular del Sur de California.
Meanwhile, those same workers are putting sweat equity into the Job Center project by becoming first-time installers of solar!
For those hit hardest by economic and environmental injustice, the solar industry can offer long-term careers with opportunities for advancement.