In a world deeply impacted by the effects of climate change, GRID’s SolarCorps Fellowship program provides an 11-month, frontline experience in the climate action movement. We interviewed Erik Rodriguez Cerda, now a full-time member of GRID staff, about his time in the recent 2021 SolarCorps cohort, and identified three valuable questions to ask yourself if you are considering a fellowship with GRID.
After my internship at GRID in April 2021, I sought a deeper perspective of GRID’s operations. Here’s my reflection as an Outreach Fellow in the 2021 SolarCorps cohort, where I’ve determined three important factors that people may not know about SolarCorps.
GRID Alternatives Inland Empire (GRID IE) has partnered with the City of Riverside and Riverside County Workforce Development to provide Riverside residents the opportunity to participate in solar construction internships through the TCC Riverside Grant. These internships are designed to provide hands-on solar installation training over the course of 12 weeks, and to get trainees ready to enter the solar industry.
The City of Riverside recently announced the launch of the Eastside Climate Collaborative, a four-year project that includes seven non-profit and governmental partners to complete smart growth projects in the Eastside neighborhood of Riverside.