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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 […]

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   […]

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, […]

Trail Posse A Monumental Plan with Accountability Standards, Data, Outcomes, and Implementation

If you think a national monument designation is the end of a long, tortured road, you have another thing coming. It is just a milestone in a process that breathes meaning and access into a site, as George Sánchez-Tello explains […]

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 […]

San Gabriels Management Plan overwhelming support for civil rights & environmental justice compliance

Over 60 diverse community and national organizations and leaders agree the US Forest Service must ensure compliance with and enforcement of equal justice protections in the management plan for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument under Title VI of the […]

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 […]