Selim SandovalNat Damm

Selim Sandoval

Founder, Growingreen Energy and EarthPlay Learning Adventures
Ventura, Calif.

Selim Sandoval, born in Guatemala and raised in South Central L.A., is hard at work creating green jobs in Southern California. His company Growingreen Energy installs renewable energy systems and trains workers to enter the field, while another venture, EarthPlay Learning Adventures, creates customized outdoor learning programs for kids and adults. Sandoval also works as community relations advisor for Sunside Solar, which manufactures solar systems, and as green jobs coordinator for Venice YouthBuild, which helps at-risk youth get on a positive career track.

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