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Category: Green Justice

2017 National GreenLatinos Summit

The 2017 National GreenLatinos Summit brings together GreenLatinos members, partners, allies, and stakeholders to address environmental, health, jobs, and justice issues most impacting Latino communities, lay out comprehensive strategies to change the dynamics for the better, and develop cohesive and strong […]

NRPA Defend Our National Monuments, Diversity and Inclusion

By Robert García and Daniel Rossman | Posted on May 16, 2017 The San Gabriel Mountains Forever Academy Following President Trump’s recent executive order calling for a review of national monuments designated since 1996, the Department of the Interior has released […]

Smithsonian Anacostia Newsletter Community Driven Collaborations for Park Access and Health Equity in LA

Community-driven collaborations have helped make people’s lives better through park access and health equity in Los Angeles over the past 17 years. The recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity recommends community-driven […]

Raul Macías and Anahuak Youth Sports Association LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

Q. I want to get back to the park itself. Obviously there were different proposals for things that might be done with the land. The school, the Buddhist temple, a park, various things at different points. I would just be […]

Juanita Tate Concerned Citizens South Central LA LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

Here’s another bit of the Cornfield story. Juanita Tate from Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles fought with us from the beginning for L.A. State Historic Park. She was the head of Concerned Citizens of Southcentral Los Angeles, one […]

Gangs Watts Peace Truce Bloods Crips Parks & Recreation Riots & Rebellion

“Parks & Recreation. Los Angeles parks shall receive a complete face-lift, and develop activities and programs in the parks throughout the night. Stages, pools, and courts shall be reconstructed and resurfaced, and the city shall provide highly visible security 24 […]

Support San Gabriel Mountains & Other #NationalMonuments Pasadena Star-News

The April 26 executive order on national monuments is an attack on people and places and could mean shrinking the borders of monuments or rescinding their designation altogether. Supporters of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, officially dedicated by President […]

Support Diversity & Inclusion in #NationalMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos Oppose Executive Order

Today, the President signed an Executive Order directing the administration to review national monuments over 100,000 acres designated after 1996 under the Antiquities Act.  A significant number of the monuments covered under this review represent designations made by previous presidents […]

Environmental Justice in Los Angeles: People, Principles & Possibilities Antioch U The City Project

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Chi Mui LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

One of the people I’m trying to ask folks about is the late Chi Mui. This is a very open question. If you could sort of describe Chi Mui, his role in the community, his role in the fight, him […]