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Yearly Archives: 2017

#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 […]

2017 National GreenLatinos Summit

The 2017 National GreenLatinos Summit brings together GreenLatinos members, partners, allies, and stakeholders to address environmental, health, jobs, and justice issues most impacting Latino communities, lay out comprehensive strategies to change the dynamics for the better, and develop cohesive and strong […]

Brown v Board of Education Equal Justice and Human Dignity US Supreme Court

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court held in Brown v Board of Education on May 17, 1954, as follows: Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments. Compulsory school attendance laws and the great expenditures for education […]

NRPA Defend Our National Monuments, Diversity and Inclusion

By Robert García and Daniel Rossman | Posted on May 16, 2017 The San Gabriel Mountains Forever Academy Following President Trump’s recent executive order calling for a review of national monuments designated since 1996, the Department of the Interior has released […]

180 Former Federal Prosecutors for Southern District of New York Call for Special Counsel to Oversee FBI Investigation

May 12, 2017 Rod J. Rosenstein, Esq. Deputy Attorney General of the United States U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530-0001 Dear Mr. Deputy Attorney General: We, the undersigned, are former United States Attorneys and Assistant […]

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 […]

Comey out is just. Who fired him is not.

For one brief shining moment U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein restores faith in the US justice system. Justice Department leaders, elected officials, and ordinary people condemned Comey’s actions regarding the FBI email investigation, as Deputy A.G. Rosenstein reports: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/09/us/politics/document-White-House-Fires-James-Comey.html. […]

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 […]

#Solidarity #Resist #peoplesclimatemovement Ventura

People come together in solidarity and resistance April 29 from local communities like Ventura, CA, to major marches in NY, DC, LA . . . . Local parks are traditional First Amendment forums for democracy and participation, and help reduce the […]

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 […]