Press Statement

Media Advisory: Faith Groups Learning to Grow Solar in their Houses of Worship, Communities

By April 14, 2023No Comments

MEDIA ADVISORY 

Contact: Virginia Alvino Young, 714-267-1623, virginia@sequalconsulting.com

 

FAITH GROUPS LEARNING TO GROW SOLAR IN THEIR HOUSES OF WORSHIP, COMMUNITIES

 

AppalachiaJoin ReImagine Appalachia Faith in Action to learn about how non-profit entities including houses of worship can help grow solar in our communities. The event, “Solar-Powered Faith Communities & Houses of Worship: Saving Money & Ethical Labor,” will include a nuts and bolts overview of how to go solar, and discussion on how to ensure that new solar jobs in our communities are locally-rooted good jobs that include career-building apprenticeship opportunities and full benefits. 

 

What: Webinar hosted by ReImagine Appalachia Faith in Action

Who: Speakers include: Jeffrey Allen, Executive Director, West Virginia Council of Churches, James Kunz III, Administrator, Pennsylvania Foundation for Fair Contracting, Monica Carey, Pennsylvania Program Director, Solar United Neighbors, Marc Palmer, Conductor Solar, on behalf of Appalachian Solar Finance Fund, Dan Conant, Solar Holler (Installer), Founder and President

When: Thursday April 13, 2023, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST

Where: Register for the webinar here. 

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Reimagine Appalachia is a coalition of labor, policy experts and community leaders who are making sure that everyone who lives here can have a good job and can put down roots for the future. For months, the coalition has been pushing Congress to pass major funding packages that create jobs, rebuild infrastructure, and address fires and floods caused by damage to the climate.