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Author: Robert Garcia

People Speak Out Against Administration’s Attack on Public Lands YouTube #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars #MonumentsforAll

Click on the image to see the video by Next 100 and NRDC. “To attack national monuments undermines the precious natural heritage of the people and the nation.” “It’s wrong on environmental grounds, it’s wrong on social justice grounds, it’s […]

Rejecting Discrimination, Demanding Action: Direct Outrage Toward Concrete, Lasting Change

We need to address the full spectrum of discrimination from the most explicit intentional discrimination, to unjustified discriminatory impacts regardless of intent, to implicit bias. The events in Charlottesville are terrible and dramatic. Reactions to the events are a symptom […]

Making Sense of Charlottesville Through Local Leadership National League of Cities

by Leon T. Andrews, Jr. In response to the tragic events in Charlottesville, the National League of Cities is celebrating #InclusionWeek to support diversity, inclusivity, and hope in America’s cities. This weekend’s horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia were another devastating episode […]

Richard Larson Civil Rights Hero and Friend

Daily Journal August 4, 2017 MTA victory celebration civil rights attorneys Bill Lann Lee, Constance L. Rice, Robert García, Richard Larson 1997 […]

Parks, Art, L.A. River, Environmental Education, Guatemala Crimes against Humanity and Hamlet

Calder Guggenheim Museum NYC Busy week New York City D.C. Baltimore July 21-28 Hamlet Oscar Isaac Public Theater NYC Saturday MOMA Guggenheim Museum Central Park Foundation Monday Whitney Museum Manhattan Waterfront Greenway Smithsonian Anacostia Museum L.A. River documentary interview D.C. […]

L.A. Gothic

Amy Lethbridge of Community Nature Connection and The City Project’s Robert García hold the Official L.A. State Historic Park Gold Shovel (OLASHPGS) at the grand opening of the park on EarthJustice Day 2017. The OLASHPGS is signed by Governor Jerry […]

San Gabriel Mountains: A Symbol of Environmental Justice @Next100Cltn @NRDC

As America’s national monuments come under attack by this administration, civil rights attorney Robert García shares the story of his personal connection to the San Gabriels. ROBERT GARCIA, THE CITY PROJECT: Going up the San Gabriel Mountains is a great […]

Whitewashing the L.A. River? Displacement and Equitable Greening

Revitalizing the Los Angeles River once offered hope for a more sustainable, livable and socially just city. Whose dreams will come true, and who will be left behind? Civil rights, environmental justice, and health equity strategies by the people offer […]

Equitable Redevelopment for the Los Angeles River

Diverse allies are working together to promote equitable revitalization of the L.A. River, avoid displacement, and ensure compliance with the equitable planning framework. The goals include healthy and safe parks and recreation, deeply affordable housing, thriving wages, opportunities for small, […]

Protect Native American Values & National Monuments Robert Bracamontes Black Crow #DefendOurMonuments #MonumentsforAll #BearsEars

Dear Secretaries Zinke and Ross: We support national monuments with distinct historic and cultural value to Native Americans, and oppose review by this administration under Executive Order 13792 and related actions. The U.S. Department of the Interior has identified 27 […]