San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Hearing
Please join representatives from President Obama’s Administration – including the US Department of Agriculture and the US Forest Service – and the San Gabriel Mountains Forever coalition, The City Project, and community members to explore opportunities for enhancing environmental quality, health, and environmental justice through a national monument in the Angeles National Forest and portions of the San Bernardino National Forest.
August 26, 2014, 4 pm to 7:30 pm
Baldwin Park Performing Arts Center
4640 North Maine Avenue
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
For more information, please visit The City Project blog and RSVP at San Gabriel Mountains Forever.
Rim of the Valley: Griffith Park Hike with Congressman Adam Schiff
August 26, 2014 6:30 pm
Parking Lot #2
By the Merry Go Round
To learn more about environmental justice and health as part of the Rim of the Valley Corridor please visit:
National Parks Conservation Association Park Advocate, Santa Monica Mountains for All
KCET Green Justice, Rim of the Valley: Congressman Adam Schiff Agrees Connecting Urban Residents to Parks Must Be a Priority.
Public Workshop Greenhouse Gas Funds for Environmental Justice and Health
The California Environmental Protection Agency and Air Resource Board is holding a hearing on investing greenhouse gas emissions funds to benefit underserved communities, the identification of those communities, and the criteria for determining benefits under state law. The City Project advocates including green access, and publishing data based on race, color and national origin, to promote environmental justice and health.
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In the areas of California with the 10% highest score (most burdened) for CalEnviro Screen (CES) pollution burdens and population characteristics, fully 89% of the people are of color; only 11% are non-Hispanic white people. Statewide the population average is 58.4% people of color.
In the areas with the 10% lowest score (least burdened) for CES pollution burdens and population characteristics, only 31% of the people are of color; fully 69% are non-Hispanic white people.
August 26, 2014 6 pm to 8 pm
Junipero Serra State Office Building,
320 West Fourth Street
Los Angels, CA 90013