Yearly Archives: 2011

The Protester Time Person of the Year

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

The Protester Time Person of the Year

Occupy Slide Show Reader Photos N.Y. Times

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Visit the slide show of reader photos of the 99% to the New York Times. Read the commentary by Tom Hayden and Robert Garcia on the Occupy Movement.

58 A&M Records

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Built in 1919, it was one of the first complete motion picture studios in Hollywood. Learn more about Monuments: Diversity, Democracy and Freedom.

Los Parques Unen a la Gente

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Click here to read the summary report Parks for Everyone report in English. Haga click aquí para ver el sumario Parques para Todos en Español. Click here to view The City Project’s Policy Report on the nine county region Healthy Parks, Schools and Communities: Green Access and Equity for Southern California. Síga este enlace para ver el reporte del City Project de [...]

Parks Bring People Together

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Haga click aquí para ver el sumario Parques para Todos en Español. Click here to read the summary report Parks for Everyone report in English. Click here to view The City Project’s Policy Report on the nine county region Healthy Parks, Schools and Communities: Green Access and Equity for Southern California. Síga este enlace para ver el reporte del City Project de [...]

Por qué Importan Los Parques: Salud Psicológica

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Click here to see The City Project’s policy report and maps on Healthy Parks, Schools and Communities: Green Access and Equity for Riverside County in English. Síga este enlace para ver el reporte y mapas del City Project de Parques, Escuelas y Comunidades Saludables: Acceso Verde y Equidad en el Condado de Riverside en Español. Click here to view other reports [...]

Why Parks Matter: Psychological Health

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Click here to see The City Project’s policy report and maps on Healthy Parks, Schools and Communities: Green Access and Equity for Riverside County in English. Síga este enlace para ver el reporte y mapas del City Project de Parques, Escuelas y Comunidades Saludables: Acceso Verde y Equidad en el Condado de Riverside en Español. Click here to view The City [...]

968 Bethlehem Baptist Church

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Built in 1944 and located in South Los Angeles, this is the only built church designed by the master architect R.M. Schindler. The Modernist church features horizontal bands of stucco, an L-shaped floor plan, and an open cruciform tower, all arranged in a layered de Stijl pattern meant to attract the attention of passing cars. [...]

Environmental Justice, Parks and Health: Department of Interior and National Park Service Plan

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Diverse allies have submitted public comments to improve the Department of Interior’s (DOI) draft Environmental Justice Strategic Plan. We commend the National Park Service (NPS) for addressing park and health disparities in its recent Healthy Parks, Healthy People US Strategic Action Plan (the HP/HP Plan). As the HP/HP Plan explicitly recognizes, “People of color and low income populations still face disparities [...]

Healthy Parks, Healthy People US Strategic Action Plan National Park Service

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

We commend the National Park Service for addressing park and health disparities in its November 2011 Healthy Parks, Healthy People US Strategic Action Plan (the HP/HP Plan).  The HP/HP Plan explicitly recognizes that: “People of color and low income populations still face disparities regarding health and access to parks.” “In regard to obesity, 36 percent [...]