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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 […]

Keeping the DREAM Alive – Hammer Museum 4/26

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 || 7:30PM Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Click here to learn more about “Keeping the DREAM Alive” at the Hammer Museum. […]

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. […]

LAUSD Financiación Equitativa: Una conversación comunitaria 20 de Marzo

Por favor, únase con el Partnership for Los Angeles Schools y LAUSD para una conversación comunitario sobre financiación equitativa y la actualización del presupuesto del Plan de Responsabilidad y Control Local (LCAP). Durante esta reunión discutiremos las inversiones del LCAP […]

LAUSD Equitable Funding: A Community Conversation March 20

Please join the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools and LAUSD for a community conversation about equitable funding and the Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP) budget update. During this conversation we’ll discuss the LCAP and the District’s investments into programs […]

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 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 Media Toolkit (HTML) Press-Release (HTML) […]