GRID Alternatives Inland Empire was recently honored by South Coast Air Quality Management District - SCAQMD with the Youth Leadership in Air Quality Award at its 30th Annual Clean Air Awards. The event, which was held at the LA Grand Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, recognizes individuals, businesses and public agencies who are making significant contributions to cleaner air in the Southland.
The Youth Leadership in Air Quality Award was given to GRID IE to recognize the hard work through GRID’s Solar Futures program, which helps students to build an inclusive clean-energy future for all by educating students in multiple disciplines.
Workforce and Volunteer Manager Cindy Corrales, along with Solar Construction Interns from the Bishop Paiute Tribe; Kanyon Martinez, Sara Voss and Edward Piper were in attendance to represent GRID IE. "GRID is truly honored to be recognized by SCAQMD for the work we are doing, inspiring the next generation of clean technology professionals and leaders of the Inland Region who will be a critical part of making sure clean air is a reality for all communities," said Cindy.
Additional honorees included The S. Roy Wilson Memorial Award to State Senator Kevin de León; Robert M. Zweig M.D. Memorial Award to Dr. Keith Black; Model Community Achievement Award to Metrolink; and the Innovative Clean Air Technology Award to Tesla.
For more information about SCAQMD visit www.aqmd.gov.