GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides no-cost solar installations and solar job training in the Washington, D.C. region.
Through partnerships with local government agencies and local communities, GRID Mid-Atlantic provides solar energy at no-cost to income-qualified residents and communities of color. GRID Mid-Atlantic's workforce training program gives participants, including those without experience in solar or construction, an opportunity to enter the growing solar industry.
We envision a rapid, equitable transition to a world powered by renewable energy that benefits everyone.
We’ve long said that climate change affects marginalized communities first and most. Similarly, attacks on reproductive rights threaten to keep marginalized communities marginalized. Bodily autonomy and environmental justice are two sides of the same coin.
Despite inequities in our community, our environment, and our industry, the Solar Works DC program is a source of hope—by providing career opportunities, lower energy costs, and a healthier environment.
Each week during Black History Month, we'll focus on one area of Black history that connects to our mission of advancing social and environmental justice. Today, we're looking at the history of the environmental justice movement—and where it stands today.
Throughout Black History Month, we are focusing on an area of Black history that connects to our mission of advancing social and environmental justice. This week, we're looking at how voting rights lead to environmental justice.
Each week during Black History Month, we'll focus on one area of Black history that connects to our mission of advancing social and environmental justice. This week, we're focusing on the historical diminishing of Black history.