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Author: Elizabeth Chi

Kevin de León Environmental Justice and Civil Rights Hero LA State Historic Park Oak Tree

Former California Senate President Kevin de León led legislative support to create LA State Historic Park after The City Project and community allies stopped a warehouse project there. Today the community thanked him with children planting a mature California oak […]

House Natural Resources Committee Kicks Off Month of Climate Change Action #ClimateChangeImpactsMe #ActOnClimate

The House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) is holding a hearing on climate change and impacted communities at 10:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Longworth 1324 on Capitol Hill. The hearing, Climate Change: Impacts and […]

House Natural Resources Chair Raúl Grijalva, Members of Congress, Community Leaders on People, Places & Values #NoBorderWall #StopTheShutdown

Protect people, values, wildlife and places on the border and beyond. Restore work, justice, democracy, and the rule of law. Stop the wall, shutdown, fear, hate, lies, and greed. “Has any one of us grieved for the death of these brothers […]

Democratic Forum on the Disastrous Impacts of President Trump’s Border Wall to Communities, the Environment and Wildlife, Wednesday, January 16

Democratic Forum on the Disastrous Impacts of President Trump’s Border Wall to Communities, the Environment and Wildlife Date, Time, and Location: Wednesday, January 1610 AM to 11:30 AM EasternLongworth 1324 Event Description: The Trump Administration has proposed a wasteful, divisive, […]

Coastal Justice for All! Hollister Ranch #FreetheBeach

Coastal justice along the California beach and coastal zone is at stake at Hollister Ranch. Failure to provide access disproportionately harms people who are of color, Native American, low income, disabled, or older, in violation of equal access, environmental justice, […]

Monumental Disaster & Environmental Injustice Department of the Interior @SecretaryZinke Scientific American

“In a new report, Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has documented some of the most egregious and anti-science policies and practices at the DOI under Secretary Zinke. The report describes suppression […]

‘Environmentalist’ Doesn’t Just Mean White and Wealthy: National Academies Study Refutes Stereotypes

“[P]art of the conversation has led to the environmental justice movement, which is often led by people of color and by women—but still, that’s remained separate from the mainstream movement.” Diversifying white mainstream enviros is not enough. The most important thing […]

Support the City Project with your next Amazon Purchase!

From October 29 to November 2, 5% of your Amazon purchase will be donated to The City Project when you shop eligible products at smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3465254. Eligible products will be marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation.” To learn more about the City […]

Dolores Huerta, Center for Biological Diversity, Wishtoyo Foundation & The City Project, Oracle AZ

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“Harming Communities of Color” Explains Why Republican Attacks on NEPA are an Environmental Justice Issue

On October 2, Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee published “Harming Communities of Color” to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15). The publication shows how protecting the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) will protect Latinos and […]