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Yearly Archives: 2017

Rodrigo Tot Guatemala Maya Q’eqchi Goldman Prize Human Rights & Environmental Justice Activist

En español . . . An indigenous leader in Guatemala’s Agua Caliente, Rodrigo Tot led his community to a landmark court decision that ordered the government to issue land titles to the Q’eqchi people and kept environmentally destructive nickel mining […]

Why is this park here? Community Agitation Grand Opening LA State Historic Park Cornfield April 22, 2017 10 am #EarthDay #EarthJusticeDay

“This brought tears to my eyes. I spent the first 10 years of my career representing community groups and building diverse coalitions, filing lawsuits, speaking at public hearings, advocating passionately, and working behind the scenes during political negotiations to make […]

Field of Dreams: The Cornfield Throughout Los Angeles History KCET

Grand Opening Robert Garcia of The City Project . . . organized a civil rights challenge under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits racial or ethnic discrimination in federally funded programs. They filed this complaint with HUD, […]

Keeping the DREAM Alive – Hammer Museum 4/26

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 || 7:30PM Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Click here to learn more about “Keeping the DREAM Alive” at the Hammer Museum. […]

Los Angeles Business Council 11th Annual Sustainability Summit – Getty Center April 28

Register now for LABC’s 11th Annual Sustainability Summit! Click here to register and see the list of confirmed panelists. […]

Ana’s Hummingbird. Breakfast.

My mother’s name in spelling. […]

Bears Ears Nat’l Monument Solidarity & Resistance w/ Tribal Commission Respect All Cultures #Next100Coalition

The Next 100 Coalition, a diverse coalition of civil rights, environmental justice, conservation, religious and community organizations, urges this administration to uphold the Bears Ears National Monument. It is the only U.S. national monument with a primary focus on the […]

William Coleman Civil Rights Giant

I had the honor to work or meet with members of the LDF team who won Brown v Board of Education in the US Supreme Court. William Coleman. Jack Greenberg. Constance Baker Marshall. Robert Carter. Giants who walked the earth […]

Latinos r personally affected by climate change, support curbs & vote green #LatinoHealth #DefendClimate #peoplesclimate   […]

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 Report Highlights (PDF) Comic book (PDF) by Samuel Garcia and Take Action Comics Recommendations (PDF) Committee’s Conceptual Model (PDF) Social […]