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Author: Robert Garcia

Solidarity with Dreamers #Shutdown

​ “GreenLatinos commends and supports the members of Congress who are standing by Dreamers, the 800,000 inspiring young adults who are going to school, working, taking care of their families, defending their communities, and contributing to the future of America. […]

#NoBorderWall #borderwall Protect People, Wildlife, Places, and Values

Opposition to the wall bridges equal justice and environmental communities across the nation. The border wall threatens marginalized communities as well as endangered species, and embodies hate and divisiveness. Families along the US-Mexico border routinely cross for cultural, recreational, and religious practices and gatherings. The border region […]

Healthy Living in the Parklands for All! #healthylivingparklands

Visit www.healthylivingparklands.org regularly for updates! Baldwin Hills Park People, Wildlife, Places, and Values The Healthy Living in the Parklands Initiative gets people active and healthy through parks, schools, museums, and health centers. Diverse allies are working on people, wildlife, places, […]

I am an immigrant. Soy inmigrante. #Shithole president.

English / Espanol. I am an immigrant. I am a civil rights attorney. I came to the US from Guatemala when I was four. My dad was deported earlier. My uncle came to the US without papers and joined the […]

National Academy of Medicine #PromoteHealthEquity #TakeActionComics

ow.ly/8dNS30hsWXL One of the top 5 most downloaded reports by the National Academies of 323 released in 2017! […]

Full Moon New Year UCLA

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Dr. James Weinstein Improving Health Equity and Health Care The Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Weinstein writes: Equality and equal opportunity are deeply rooted in our national values, wherein everyone has a fair shot to succeed with hard work. That said, there remain unacceptable disparities and inequities in our society and around the world. […]

Parar la pared para proteger a personas, vida silvestre, lugares y valores #stopthewall

El muro fronterizo entre Estados Unidos y México amenaza a las comunidades marginadas y a las especies en peligro de extinción, además de encarnar odio y división. In English La región fronteriza es sagrada para los pueblos indígenas como los […]

Health Equity Course UCLA & Charles Drew University Medical Schools #promotehealthequity

We are offering a course on healthy equity at UCLA Medical School in 2018, with readings based on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity (2017). The instructors are Dr. […]

Survival Stories: Lessons on how to cover climate change Columbia Journalism Review Dec 11 6-7:30 L.A. pm

Even as California emerges as the US beacon for climate change action, its residents still must grapple with the many ways in which carbon emissions and warming temperatures shape their lives. Join the Columbia Journalism Review for a discussion about […]