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.
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.
The pandemic made the past year hard for most everyone, and for Ayodele and Femi Mason it was no exception. However, on Friday, June 25th the Mason siblings had something to celebrate: they both graduated from the 2021 Spring Cohort of Solar Works DC, a solar installation training program that GRID Mid-Atlantic implements on behalf of the Department of Energy and Environment and the Department of Employment Services.