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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 […]

Field of Dreams: The Cornfield Throughout Los Angeles History KCET

Grand Opening Robert Garcia of The City Project . . . organized a civil rights challenge under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits racial or ethnic discrimination in federally funded programs. They filed this complaint with HUD, […]

Bears Ears Nat’l Monument Solidarity & Resistance w/ Tribal Commission Respect All Cultures #Next100Coalition

The Next 100 Coalition, a diverse coalition of civil rights, environmental justice, conservation, religious and community organizations, urges this administration to uphold the Bears Ears National Monument. It is the only U.S. national monument with a primary focus on the […]

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. […]

Camping Cesar Chavez Day – Then and Now

In 2005 after record rains we went backpacking in Anza Borrego Desert with our sons. On the third day of trekking Tomás complained, “Why do we have to backpack? Why can’t we relax on a real vacation at a resort […]

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 […]

Panhe Native American Gathering & Celebration of Protection & Preservation San Onofre

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2017 Panhe Celebration

www.cityprojectca.org/save-panhe-and-san-onofre 2017 Panhe Celebration Sunday, March 26th Please join us for the 11th annual Celebration of Protection and Preservation at Panhe – A Native American Gathering in the San Mateo Campground at San Onofre State Beach. Complete event schedule will […]

Moon Rise Death Valley 2017

CC BY NC SA The City Project Robert García […]