Looking to the Future.

Groundswell has shared stories about leaders in the Black and green communities every February since 2017 to recognize the environmental justice impact these individuals have in and beyond the communities they serve. 

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  • Website Announcement
    Groundswell’s focus has always been and will continue to be the people we serve. Coming from a community that has been left behind, I have always wanted to be able to properly respect and uplift my community, and Art has given me the opportunity to do so.
  • Groundswell Celebrates SOUL Success with LaGrange City Council, Partners
    On Tuesday, Groundswell CEO Michelle Moore updated the LaGrange City Council on the LaGrange Save On Utilities Long term (SOUL) program. The City of LaGrange’s utility rates are among the lowest in the state, but some residents still have much higher-than-average energy usage and utility bills because their homes are older, less efficient, and use more energy. The council has searched for a solution for more than three years before encountering the SOUL program and funding it.
  • A Heart for the Community Celebrating Green Black History Month with Ed Brame
    Every week in February, Groundswell has recognized individuals making major contributions to Black, Green communities and initiatives. For our final week, we sat down with Edward Brame, an active leader for multiple outreach initiatives at Dupont Park Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Washington, D.C.
  • A Vision for the Future Celebrating Green Black History with Ngadi Smart
    Each week in February, Groundswell will recognize individuals who are making major contributions to Black, Green communities and initiatives. This week, we sat down with Ngadi Smart to talk about the role that she hopes her work will play in building stronger communities and a brighter future.
  • Watching DC Solar Stories Episode 3
    Throughout the District, there is an increased focus on making green, renewable energy equitable and accessible for everyone. The DC Solar for All program is helping leverage solar resources to share benefits throughout the District.
  • Building Stronger Communities
    Every week in February, Groundswell is recognizing individuals who are making major contributions to Black, Green communities and initiatives. This week, we sat down with Suncatch Energy Founder Brad Boston, who builds up his employees, even as he installs solar panels.
  • Looking to the Future During Black, Green History Month
    This February, Groundswell will honor individuals making history in their communities and building a brighter future for generations to come.  Groundswell has shared stories about leaders in the Black and green communities every February since 2017 to recognize the environmental justice impact these individuals have in and beyond the communities they serve. These stories are part of the rich fabric of history written each day by decisions and acts of service.