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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 […]

Los Angeles Business Council 11th Annual Sustainability Summit – Getty Center April 28

Register now for LABC’s 11th Annual Sustainability Summit! Click here to register and see the list of confirmed panelists. […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 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) […]