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

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Career federal employees a power center in this administration FiveThirtyEight

The Bureaucrats Members: The 1.8 million workers at federal agencies, according to data from the federal Office of Personnel Management Federal employees are often associated with Washington, D.C, which is about 48 percent black and where Hillary Clinton won about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Support Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary

According to the Northern Chumash Tribal Council, the Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary would protect: [N]ow submerged Chumash Sacred sites ranging from villages to solstice alignments 6 to 13 miles offshore. Chumash records suggest occupation of the central coast area […]

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, […]

Give’ em hell! Firing Attorney General for Refusing to Enforce Unjust Presidential Orders Recalls Saturday Night Massacre, Nixon’s Fall #resist #resistance

I witnessed Leon Jaworski argue the Nixon tapes case in the US Supreme Court when I was a Congressional intern. His oral argument was so simple a child would have understood it: “If the president is wrong, who is to […]

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) […]

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 […]

Presidential Memorandum Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Our National Parks, National Forests, and Other Public Lands and Waters

President Barack Obama has issued the following Presidential Memorandum to promote diversity and inclusion in and support for parks, forests, recreation areas, monuments, and waters. The President calls for diversifying the federal work force, as well as requiring recipients of […]