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Category: Clean Water Justice

Why is this park here? Community Agitation Grand Opening LA State Historic Park Cornfield April 22, 2017 10 am #EarthDay #EarthJusticeDay

“This brought tears to my eyes. I spent the first 10 years of my career representing community groups and building diverse coalitions, filing lawsuits, speaking at public hearings, advocating passionately, and working behind the scenes during political negotiations to make […]

Community Based Solutions for Health Equity Charles Drew U Medicine & Science Nat’l Public Health Week Robert García Asst Prof Natl Academies

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity The Report at a Glance www.nationalacademies.org/promotehealthequity Report Highlights (PDF) Comic book (PDF) by Samuel Garcia and Take Action Comics Recommendations (PDF) Committee’s Conceptual Model (PDF) Social […]

“Our world is a better place because César Chávez decided to change it.”

César Chávez is a civil rights, human rights, education, health, environmental justice, labor, and farm worker leader – facts too often forgotten or diminished. President Barack Obama at César E. Chávez National Monument dedication 2012. Photo by Sam Garcia age 16. […]

ABA Environment, Energy & Resources Hon. Anthony Rendon, The City Project

Friday March 31 8:05 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. KEYNOTE ADDRESS HON. ANTHONY RENDON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN A CHANGING WORLD Speaker of the California State Assembly, Sacramento, CA  * * * 8:45 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. LOOKING AHEAD: WHY ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE […]

Panhe Native American Gathering & Celebration of Protection & Preservation San Onofre

www.cityprojectca.org/save-panhe-and-san-onofre […]

GreenLatinos Cafecito Mark Magaña & Robert García. #Solidarity. #Resist.

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National Environmental Justice Conference & Training Program 2017 The City Project

Social Equity and Green Justice in California Replicable Stories of Success and Forging a Path Forward The City Project Robert García March 9   […]

Los Angeles River Celebrating New Park Northeast L.A.

The community celebrates the purchase of the 41 acre parcel G2 on the L.A. River March 3, 2017 School children with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Senate President Kevin de León, Councilmen Gil Cedillo & Mitch O’Farrell, Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, Joe Edmiston, […]

Trail Posse A Monumental Plan with Accountability Standards, Data, Outcomes, and Implementation

If you think a national monument designation is the end of a long, tortured road, you have another thing coming. It is just a milestone in a process that breathes meaning and access into a site, as George Sánchez-Tello explains […]

Smithsonian Clean Water: A Moral, Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Health Issue

Access to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right. Nonetheless, there are vast disparities in equitable distribution of clean water across the planet. I witnessed these challenges firsthand while working to improve local climate change adaptation plans […]