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Yearly Archives: 2005

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study finds that diabetes prevalence is increasingly related to race, income and education level

A new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research – comparing data from the 2001 and 2003 California Health Interview Surveys – finds that the overall prevalence of diabetes among California adults is increasing. Nearly 1.7 million California […]

Happy Holidays from the Center!

Dear Friends, As we enter this holiday season and prepare for the upcoming year, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for everything you have done to support the Center for Law in the Public Interest this year. […]

Fall 2005 Newsletter

The Quest for Environmental Justice, and the New Struggle for Equal Justice The new book The Quest for Environmental Justice captures the voices of frontline warriors who are battling environmental injustice and human rights abuses around the world, and challenging […]

MTA to Expand Rapid-Bus Service: A mediator approves the agency’s plan to more than double the number of routes to 29 by 2008.

Los Angeles Times By Caitlin Liu Times Staff Writer December 1, 2005 The number of rapid-bus lines in Los Angeles County will more than double over the next three years, making it easier for commuters to rely on public transportation […]

Poetic Justice for a Feared Immigrant Stop

New York Times December 7, 2005 By PATRICIA LEIGH BROWN ANGEL ISLAND, Calif., Dec. 1 – It was known, simply, as “the wooden building.” For 30 years, from 1910 to 1940, the barren walls of the Angel Island Immigration Station […]

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research Reveals Alarming Details About Lack of Physical Activity Among California Adults and Teens: Survey also Finds that Safe Neighborhoods and Parks Encourage Activity

Two new reports from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research find that one in four California adults doesn’t walk for transportation or leisure, and more than one in four California teens don’t get the recommended amount of physical activity. […]

Awakening from the Dream: Civil Rights under Siege and the New Struggle for Equal Justice

The new book Awakening from the Dream: Civil Rights under Siege and the New Struggle for Equal Justice exposes the Supreme Court’s methodical dismantling of federal laws that advance inclusion, equal membership, political participation, and economic mobility in our diverse […]

Awakening from the Dream: Civil Rights under Siege and the New Struggle for Equal Justice

The new book Awakening from the Dream: Civil Rights under Siege and the New Struggle for Equal Justice exposes the Supreme Court’s methodical dismantling of federal laws that advance inclusion, equal membership, political participation, and economic mobility in our diverse […]

The Quest for Environmental Justice

The new book The Quest for Environmental Justice captures the voices of frontline warriors who are battling environmental injustice and human rights abuses at the grassroots level around the world and challenging government and industry policies and globalization trends that […]

Laura Chick, Civil Servant in the Best Sense

According to a Los Angeles Times Editorial: “It’s always encouraging to see elected officials who are civil servants in the best definition of the phrase. [Laura Chick, City Controller of the City of Los Angeles,] is one of these, transforming […]