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Category: Transportation Justice

#ActOnClimate #ConsumptionStrike #ParisClimateAccord #ClimateJustice #GreenLatinos #Resist

Read Samuel David García’s policy report Latinos and Climate Change: Opinions, Impacts, and Responses (GreenLatinos and The City Project 2016). Join the nationwide 48 hour #ConsumptionStrike starting Thursday, June 1, at 4pm ET #SpendNothing for 48 hours in response to […]

#GreenLatinos 5 Generations Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, Conservation & Climate, Health, Culture & Jobs Advocates

Mark Magaña GreenLatinos, Robert García The City Project, Tom Saenz MALDEF, John Huerta Smithsonian, MALDEF, CRLA, Chris Espinosa & Andrea Delgado GreenLatinos with Xavier – why we all work together to do what we do . . . The 2017 National […]

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 […]

NRPA National Academies Reducing Health Disparities and Promoting Health Equity #PromoteHealthEquity

Click here to see all of the recommendations and key findings, or to download a copy of the complete report or comic. This column is available online or as an eZine and in the hard copy edition of National Recreation […]

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 […]

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. […]