In 2007, former Wisconsin Public Television host and producer Patty Loew, a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, wrote and produced the documentary Way of the Warrior about Native American military service. (Watch online here.)
This Female, Native American, Service-Disabled Veteran Couldn't Get Funding And Kept Getting Scammed. Here's How She Built GC Green.
When Liz Perez returned home to Southern California in 2006 after serving in the Navy, the combat veteran found herself in another trying chapter. The single mother was pregnant with her second child, and homeless after fleeing a verbally abusive relationship.
Veteran Clean Energy Leaders – Continuing a Call to Serve
Summary: Elizabeth Perez-Halperin is a Navy veteran and the CEO and Founder of GC Green in San Diego, CA. GC Green is a renewable energy general contracting and consulting firm that provides veteran outreach, education, training, and job placement in the clean tech industry throughout California.
Latina veteran honored as “Champion of Change” for work on clean energy
After being in charge of refueling aircraft in the U.S. Navy for eight years, Elizabeth “Liz” Perez-Halperin says she got interested in reducing the nation’s dependency on oil as well as its energy consumption. In 2010, the Wounded Warrior veteran founded GC Green Incorporated — a company providing job training to veterans in the renewable energy industry, teaching them entrepreneurship skills, and providing clean technology industry job placement assistance.
Petty Officer Liz Perez joins MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan Show from San Diego to share the work of GC Green, a firm that promotes sustainable food and energy practices through connecting veterans with jobs in clean technology.