Greater Los Angeles
The LA:RISE cohort has already spent more than a week in our warehouse, learning about supply chain and equipment needs of a working solar business.
Their initiative is succeeding because we made it possible to offer this high-quality training to job-seekers with the most serious needs.
As NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson has insisted, "Underserved communities cannot be left behind in a clean energy transition."
This is the latest in a series of regular profiles introducing the GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles staff.
We recognized some special award recipients who were onhand: Juan Campos is our Student of the Year. Isaiah Alvarez is our Trainee of the Year.
Of course, all the Galaxy's efforts along these avenues align perfectly with our work helping Carson go green.
We're committed to people like the low-income residents of Long Beach, and they'll be an important part of the transition we lead across the Southland's energy landscape.
"The amount of money this frees up for low-income families adds up to millions of dollars, and we're proud to be making Long Beach a stronger community in so many ways."
Now, we're building the foundation for a strong 2018 by announcing that our end-of-year fundraising campaign focuses on a pair of internships that will offer the potential for dramatic change to two returning citizens like David.
Michael Kadish became the inaugural recipient of LG's Solar Community Champion title, and accepted his award on behalf of the GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles organization during a televised appearance at half-court.