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Category: Inequality, Income and Wealth

Rodrigo Tot Guatemala Maya Q’eqchi Goldman Prize Human Rights & Environmental Justice Activist

En español . . . An indigenous leader in Guatemala’s Agua Caliente, Rodrigo Tot led his community to a landmark court decision that ordered the government to issue land titles to the Q’eqchi people and kept environmentally destructive nickel mining […]

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]