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APC Fellowship Cohort Five Graduation (EV Maintenance)

LACI celebrated our Workforce Development graduates who completed our EV Maintenance Course. We heard incredible presentations from interns placed at our LACI Start-ups at Maxwell Vehicles and Cero Bikes. Special thanks to our sponsors at Electrify America. ...

In the Fall of 2021, LACI reconvened and reflected on our collective work to create an inclusive green economy. This year's celebration was special because in 2021 LACI celebrated a decade of impact!

As we work through the unique challenges posed by this pandemic, LACI is helping to restart the economy by creating good-paying, equitable green jobs. In support of our entrepreneurs, small business participants, workforce trainees, community leaders, and partners in electrifying transportation, we're driving forth what’s possible toward a future that's equitable for all.

On October 28th we hosted live performances, to honor our 2021 LACItizen Awardee, raised funds for LACI's invaluable programs, and shared stories from those on the front lines of green jobs creation and economic recovery.

Event Timeline & Details:

Introduction & CEO Welcome
0:00 - Video - Further, Faster, Together
2:28 - Vince Vicari 
4:31 - Matt Petersen
8:58 - Sarah Reinhoff - Board Member and VP, of Project Management at Capital Group 

Word From a Workforce Development Fellow - Maurice Gaither
10:52 - Video - Maurice Gaither
13:48 - Maurice & Matt 

Auction 
14:48 - Jeff Randell & Vince Vicari 

LACitizen Award History & Ceremony Presentation
25:25 - Introduction - Vince Vicari
27:40 - Video - The Eli & Edyth Broad Foundation: Our 2021 LACItizen Awardee
30:18 - Congratulations - from Matt Petersen

Fund-A-Need
30:52 - Jeff Randell & Vince Vicari

Closing Remarks
41:25 - Vince Vicari

In the Fall of 2021, LACI reconvened and reflected on our collective work to create an inclusive green economy. This year's celebration was special because in 2021 LACI celebrated a decade of impact!

As we work through the unique challenges posed by this pandemic, LACI is helping to restart the economy by creating good-paying, equitable green jobs. In support of our entrepreneurs, small business participants, workforce trainees, community leaders, and partners in electrifying transportation, we're driving forth what’s possible toward a future that's equitable for all.

On October 28th we hosted live performances, to honor our 2021 LACItizen Awardee, raised funds for LACI's invaluable programs, and shared stories from those on the front lines of green jobs creation and economic recovery.

Event Timeline & Details:

Introduction & CEO Welcome
0:00 - Video - Further, Faster, Together
2:28 - Vince Vicari
4:31 - Matt Petersen
8:58 - Sarah Reinhoff - Board Member and VP, of Project Management at Capital Group

Word From a Workforce Development Fellow - Maurice Gaither
10:52 - Video - Maurice Gaither
13:48 - Maurice & Matt

Auction
14:48 - Jeff Randell & Vince Vicari

LACitizen Award History & Ceremony Presentation
25:25 - Introduction - Vince Vicari
27:40 - Video - The Eli & Edyth Broad Foundation: Our 2021 LACItizen Awardee
30:18 - Congratulations - from Matt Petersen

Fund-A-Need
30:52 - Jeff Randell & Vince Vicari

Closing Remarks
41:25 - Vince Vicari

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LACI's 10th Anniversary Celebration - 10/28/21

In the Fall of 2021, LACI reconvened and reflected on our collective work to create an inclusive green economy. This year's celebration was special because in 2021 LACI celebrated a decade of impact!

As we work through the unique challenges posed by this pandemic, LACI is helping to restart the economy by creating good-paying, equitable green jobs. In support of our entrepreneurs, small business participants, workforce trainees, community leaders, and partners in electrifying transportation, we're driving forth what’s possible toward a future that's equitable for all.

On October 28th we hosted live performances, to honor our 2021 LACItizen Awardee, raised funds for LACI's invaluable programs, and shared stories from those on the front lines of green jobs creation and economic recovery.

Event Timeline & Details:

Introduction & CEO Welcome
0:00 - Video - Further, Faster, Together
2:28 - Vince Vicari
4:31 - Matt Petersen
8:58 - Sarah Reinhoff - Board Member and VP, of Project Management at Capital Group

Word From a Workforce Development Fellow - Maurice Gaither
10:52 - Video - Maurice Gaither
13:48 - Maurice & Matt

Auction
14:48 - Jeff Randell & Vince Vicari

LACitizen Award History & Ceremony Presentation
25:25 - Introduction - Vince Vicari
27:40 - Video - The Eli & Edyth Broad Foundation: Our 2021 LACItizen Awardee
30:18 - Congratulations - from Matt Petersen

Fund-A-Need
30:52 - Jeff Randell & Vince Vicari

Closing Remarks
41:25 - Vince Vicari
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LACI - Metrolink Webinar - Leading the Charge on Sustainability

LACI, in partnership with Metrolink, hosted a webinar for Metrolink station managers interested in building out electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) infrastructure at their respective locations. This webinar provided an overview of the technology, planning, and permitting requirements for the process. Moderated by our staff, you will also hear from a representative from the Irvine Metrolink station, who has successfully developed EV charging at their station. While initially intended for Metrolink, the information presented is applicable to other local government properties, commercial properties, etc. ...

LACI Middle School Girls In STEM Program - Career Exploration Day

Watch as we welcome our new students and launch Cohort 2! During the event, students engaged in storytelling with LACI Female Founders, learned about the Design Challenge they will be tackled, and met the Mentors who will be guiding them in creating their prototypes. ...

LACI Power Day is a celebration of California’s clean energy ecosystem that is advancing and accelerating our transition to a clean electric grid. This year, LACI Power Day will bring together startups, policymakers, industry leaders, and advocates to discuss the latest advancements and barriers in the clean energy sector. The forum will feature discussions on Southern California’s building electrification efforts and lessons learned from this year’s summer grid operations to improve reliability. Additionally, the forum will showcase startup companies from both our early-stage Innovators Program and our core Incubation Program, highlighting these entrepreneurs’ contributions to clean technology services and pilots that provide societal, economic, and environmental benefits to the greater Los Angeles region.

Event Details: 
0:00 -  Welcome, Opening Remarks 
12:31 - Panel: Pilot Success Stories

Incubator Pilots Pitch Showcase:
36:22 - Track 1: Energy & the Circular Economy
56:53 - Track 2: Transportation

Power Talk Panels:
1:27:18 - Track 1: Southern California’s Building Electrification Efforts
1:59:57 - Track 2: Lessons Learned from 2021 Summer Grid Conditions

Keynote Address:
2:25:55 - By Secretary Wade Crowfoot, CA Natural Resources 

Innovators Lightning Pitch Showcase: 
2:50:25 - Energy & the Circular Economy & Transportation

Remarks:
3:11:34 - By Beth Vaughan, CalCCA Executive Director 

Closing Remarks
3:24:35 - By Vince Vicari LACI, Communications & Marketing Manager

LACI Power Day is a celebration of California’s clean energy ecosystem that is advancing and accelerating our transition to a clean electric grid. This year, LACI Power Day will bring together startups, policymakers, industry leaders, and advocates to discuss the latest advancements and barriers in the clean energy sector. The forum will feature discussions on Southern California’s building electrification efforts and lessons learned from this year’s summer grid operations to improve reliability. Additionally, the forum will showcase startup companies from both our early-stage Innovators Program and our core Incubation Program, highlighting these entrepreneurs’ contributions to clean technology services and pilots that provide societal, economic, and environmental benefits to the greater Los Angeles region.

Event Details:
0:00 - Welcome, Opening Remarks
12:31 - Panel: Pilot Success Stories

Incubator Pilots Pitch Showcase:
36:22 - Track 1: Energy & the Circular Economy
56:53 - Track 2: Transportation

Power Talk Panels:
1:27:18 - Track 1: Southern California’s Building Electrification Efforts
1:59:57 - Track 2: Lessons Learned from 2021 Summer Grid Conditions

Keynote Address:
2:25:55 - By Secretary Wade Crowfoot, CA Natural Resources

Innovators Lightning Pitch Showcase:
2:50:25 - Energy & the Circular Economy & Transportation

Remarks:
3:11:34 - By Beth Vaughan, CalCCA Executive Director

Closing Remarks
3:24:35 - By Vince Vicari LACI, Communications & Marketing Manager

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LACI - Power Day 2021 - Event Recording

LACI Power Day is a celebration of California’s clean energy ecosystem that is advancing and accelerating our transition to a clean electric grid. This year, LACI Power Day will bring together startups, policymakers, industry leaders, and advocates to discuss the latest advancements and barriers in the clean energy sector. The forum will feature discussions on Southern California’s building electrification efforts and lessons learned from this year’s summer grid operations to improve reliability. Additionally, the forum will showcase startup companies from both our early-stage Innovators Program and our core Incubation Program, highlighting these entrepreneurs’ contributions to clean technology services and pilots that provide societal, economic, and environmental benefits to the greater Los Angeles region.

Event Details:
0:00 - Welcome, Opening Remarks
12:31 - Panel: Pilot Success Stories

Incubator Pilots Pitch Showcase:
36:22 - Track 1: Energy & the Circular Economy
56:53 - Track 2: Transportation

Power Talk Panels:
1:27:18 - Track 1: Southern California’s Building Electrification Efforts
1:59:57 - Track 2: Lessons Learned from 2021 Summer Grid Conditions

Keynote Address:
2:25:55 - By Secretary Wade Crowfoot, CA Natural Resources

Innovators Lightning Pitch Showcase:
2:50:25 - Energy & the Circular Economy & Transportation

Remarks:
3:11:34 - By Beth Vaughan, CalCCA Executive Director

Closing Remarks
3:24:35 - By Vince Vicari LACI, Communications & Marketing Manager
...

LACI Power Day is a celebration of California’s clean energy ecosystem that is advancing and accelerating our transition to a clean electric grid. This year, LACI Power Day will bring together startups, policymakers, industry leaders, and advocates to discuss the latest advancements and barriers in the clean energy sector. The forum will feature discussions on Southern California’s building electrification efforts and lessons learned from this year’s summer grid operations to improve reliability. Additionally, the forum will showcase startup companies from both our early-stage Innovators Program and our core Incubation Program, highlighting these entrepreneurs’ contributions to clean technology services and pilots that provide societal, economic, and environmental benefits to the greater Los Angeles region.

Event Details: 
0:00 -  Welcome, Opening Remarks 
12:31 - Panel: Pilot Success Stories

Incubator Pilots Pitch Showcase:
36:22 - Track 1: Energy & the Circular Economy
56:53 - Track 2: Transportation

Power Talk Panels:
1:24:51 - Track 1: Southern California’s Building Electrification Efforts
1:59:57 - Track 2: Lessons Learned from 2021 Summer Grid Conditions

Keynote Address:
2:36:02 - By Secretary Wade Crowfoot , CA Natural Resources 

Innovators Lightning Pitch Showcase: 
2:46:40 : Energy & the Circular Economy & Transportation

Remarks:
3:08:33 - By Beth Vaughan, CalCCA Executive Director 

Closing Remarks:
3:20:53 - By Vince Vicari LACI, Communications & Marketing Manager

LACI Power Day is a celebration of California’s clean energy ecosystem that is advancing and accelerating our transition to a clean electric grid. This year, LACI Power Day will bring together startups, policymakers, industry leaders, and advocates to discuss the latest advancements and barriers in the clean energy sector. The forum will feature discussions on Southern California’s building electrification efforts and lessons learned from this year’s summer grid operations to improve reliability. Additionally, the forum will showcase startup companies from both our early-stage Innovators Program and our core Incubation Program, highlighting these entrepreneurs’ contributions to clean technology services and pilots that provide societal, economic, and environmental benefits to the greater Los Angeles region.

Event Details:
0:00 - Welcome, Opening Remarks
12:31 - Panel: Pilot Success Stories

Incubator Pilots Pitch Showcase:
36:22 - Track 1: Energy & the Circular Economy
56:53 - Track 2: Transportation

Power Talk Panels:
1:24:51 - Track 1: Southern California’s Building Electrification Efforts
1:59:57 - Track 2: Lessons Learned from 2021 Summer Grid Conditions

Keynote Address:
2:36:02 - By Secretary Wade Crowfoot , CA Natural Resources

Innovators Lightning Pitch Showcase:
2:46:40 : Energy & the Circular Economy & Transportation

Remarks:
3:08:33 - By Beth Vaughan, CalCCA Executive Director

Closing Remarks:
3:20:53 - By Vince Vicari LACI, Communications & Marketing Manager

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LACI - Power Day 2021

LACI Power Day is a celebration of California’s clean energy ecosystem that is advancing and accelerating our transition to a clean electric grid. This year, LACI Power Day will bring together startups, policymakers, industry leaders, and advocates to discuss the latest advancements and barriers in the clean energy sector. The forum will feature discussions on Southern California’s building electrification efforts and lessons learned from this year’s summer grid operations to improve reliability. Additionally, the forum will showcase startup companies from both our early-stage Innovators Program and our core Incubation Program, highlighting these entrepreneurs’ contributions to clean technology services and pilots that provide societal, economic, and environmental benefits to the greater Los Angeles region.

Event Details:
0:00 - Welcome, Opening Remarks
12:31 - Panel: Pilot Success Stories

Incubator Pilots Pitch Showcase:
36:22 - Track 1: Energy & the Circular Economy
56:53 - Track 2: Transportation

Power Talk Panels:
1:24:51 - Track 1: Southern California’s Building Electrification Efforts
1:59:57 - Track 2: Lessons Learned from 2021 Summer Grid Conditions

Keynote Address:
2:36:02 - By Secretary Wade Crowfoot , CA Natural Resources

Innovators Lightning Pitch Showcase:
2:46:40 : Energy & the Circular Economy & Transportation

Remarks:
3:08:33 - By Beth Vaughan, CalCCA Executive Director

Closing Remarks:
3:20:53 - By Vince Vicari LACI, Communications & Marketing Manager
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LACI - WICT - Mastering Mentorship Workshop

What is mentorship, and why is such a relationship valuable to one's career path and professional goals? How do you ask someone to mentor you, or offer your service as a mentor? How is a mentor/mentee collaboration unique for entrepreneurs, especially women?

LACI's Women in Cleantech invited participants to learn how to gain mentorship opportunities with female founders. During this event, participants learned about different types of mentorships, how to identify and approach potential mentors, and gain access to resources for best practices around building strong and meaningful mentorship relationships.

This event was open to the public and all genders.
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