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Category: Economic Inequality

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 […]

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, […]

National Academies Report on Pathways to Health Equity Transformed into Comic Book CA Endowment #PromoteHealthEquity Take Action Comics

Take Action Comics is proud to have worked with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on a new comic book to highlight the Academies’ recent report, Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity. The report reviews the state of health disparities […]

San Gabriels Management Plan overwhelming support for civil rights & environmental justice compliance

Over 60 diverse community and national organizations and leaders agree the US Forest Service must ensure compliance with and enforcement of equal justice protections in the management plan for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument under Title VI of the […]

New Partners for Smart Growth Equitable Development & Environmental Justice – National Academies Communities in Action! US EPA

Friday, February 3 WORKSHOP Citizen Ingenuity and Impact Assessment Location:  Landmark 2 Time:  3:15 pm to 5:15 pm Level:  Intermediate Accredited by:  CM 2.0 Organizer Carlton Eley, US EPA, Office of Environmental Justice Moderator: Traceé Strum-Gilliam, Director of Mid-Atlantic Solutions, […]

National Academies Comic Book Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity #PromoteHealthEquity

The Report at a Glance Report Highlights (PDF) Comic book (PDF) by Samuel Garcia and Take Action Comics Recommendations (PDF) Committee’s Conceptual Model (PDF) Social Media Toolkit (HTML) Press-Release (HTML) […]

President Barack Obama Thank You

There are “certain issues or certain moments where I think our core values may be at stake. I put in that category, if I saw systematic discrimination ratified in some fashion; I put in that category explicit or functional obstacles […]

The Year in Pictures 2016

Click on the caption for more information. Please donate now to support our work on equal justice, democracy, and livability for all! Guidance to Incorporate Environmental Justice and Civil Rights in State Clean Power Plans Climate Justice California Coastal Access […]

A Dilemma for Humanity: Stark Inequality or Total War? New York Times

Read the full New York Times article, “A Dilemma for Humanity: Stark Inequality or Total War” Is there nothing to be done about galloping inequality? History — from Ancient Rome through the Gilded Age; from the Russian Revolution to the […]

Lower Half Cut Off from Economic Growth Since 1970s Piketty Saez Zucman NY Times

Economists Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman provide the most thoroughgoing analysis to date of how income — like paychecks, profit-sharing, fringe benefits and food stamps — is divided among the people in the US. [T]he spectacular growth in […]