KCETLink / Union Bank Local Hero Hispanic Heritage Month 2013
Union Bank and KCETLink recognize Father Richard Estrada, Founder and President, Jovenes, Inc., and Robert Garcia, Founding Director and Counsel, The City Project, “who serve as a continuous source of inspiration and fill our communities with hope, dreams, and possibilities.”
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Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum, “A Way of Saying No To War, No To Violence”
Lisa García, U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Head: “A Real Community Lawyer and an Inspiration”
PBS, California Forever: Urban State Parks
KCET SoCal Connected, Park Poor
KCET’s SoCal Connected award-winning news series presents “Park Poor” on the Web. The nine-minute segment “Park Poor” addresses park access and equal justice, including the work of The City Project and the Olmsted vision of park, playgrounds and beaches for all.
Vimeo, Keeping the Baldwin Hills Clean and Green
KCET Departures featured this video in the March 8, 2012, Green Justice column, The Baldwin Hills, Black L.A., and Green Justice. The Baldwin Hills is an epicenter of excellence in African American culture across the United States, along with Sugar Hill in Harlem and, now, the White House. Even so, black folks in Baldwin Hills and adjoining South Central Los Angeles have constantly struggled for green justice. The community, which has long suffered from environmental degradation and discrimination, has been fighting to create the two square-mile Baldwin Hills Park.
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KCET Departures Green Justice, Bud Goldstone, the Hero Who Saved Watts Towers