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Category: Inequality, Income and Wealth

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 […]

LDF Statement Oppose Judge Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

The City Project joins our sisters and brothers at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in opposing the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court. This is the 50th anniversary of Thurgood Marhsall’s swearing in as Associate Justice […]

National Environmental Justice Conference & Training Program 2017 The City Project

Social Equity and Green Justice in California Replicable Stories of Success and Forging a Path Forward The City Project Robert García March 9   […]

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 […]

Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Law School Environmental Justice Clinic, Civil Rights Revolution

Fantastic meetings with students and faculty at Yale. At FES: Associate Dean Brad Gentry’s course on strategies for land conservation at FES. At the law school: Prof. Marianne Engeleman Lado’s clinical course on environmental justice. Prof. Bruce Ackerman, author of […]

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, […]

Smithsonian Clean Water: A Moral, Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Health Issue

Access to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right. Nonetheless, there are vast disparities in equitable distribution of clean water across the planet. I witnessed these challenges firsthand while working to improve local climate change adaptation plans […]

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 […]

Free the Beach! Affordable overnight visits for all LA Times

Robert Garcia, the founding director of the City Project, has long worked on equal access to California’s parks and recreational facilities. He praised the bill and offered to work with Gonzalez to make her legislation as strong as possible. Going […]

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, […]