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Category: Clean Water Justice

Equal Access to Pools, Schools, Parks, and Beaches JUMMP SwimLA

  The Miguel Contreras High School Pool, Los Angeles, CA The struggle continues for equal access to pools, schools, and pools: 79 percent of children whose families make less than $50,000 a year cannot swim. The 2017 study by the […]

Provide Long Term Funding and Support for Land and Water Conservation Fund for All!

Congress established the Land and Water Conservation Fund in 1964 in a bipartisan commitment to safeguard our natural areas, water resources and cultural heritage, and to provide recreation  opportunities  for all. The fund invests earnings from offshore oil and gas […]

The City Project 19th Anniversary Equal Justice, Democracy & Livability for All!

September 15 . . . The City Project’s flagship project has led to LA State Historic Park, Rio de Los Angeles State Park, revitalizing the LA River, saving and expanding Baldwin Hills Park, saving Panhe and San Onofre State Beach, […]

Webinar Increasing Diversity in Our Public Lands, Waters & Monuments Corazón Latino, The City Project, NEEF NPLD, USFS . . .

Corazón Latino, The City Project, AFC+A, NEEF – National Public Lands Day, U.S. Forest Service, Descubre el Bosque, Wild & Scenic Rivers . . . “Gracias Felipe Benitez for including our work in this beautiful platform for greater diversity in […]

President picks David Vela as new National Park Service Director

Rob Hotakainen and Corbin Hiar, E&E News reporters Published: August 31, 2018 The White House said today the president had picked David Vela, the superintendent of Grand Teton National Park, to become the new director of the National Park Service. He […]

SUPPORT Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access AB 2534 Limón as Revised

English / Español Dear Assemblymember Limon: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos, and The City Project generally support AB 2534: Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access, and we respectfully offer the revision below to strengthen access to and support for […]

APOYAR Fondos para Programas Equitativos del Medio Ambiente y la Cultura, y Acceso Costero AB 2534 Limón revisado

English / Español Estimada Asambleísta Limón: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos y The City Project / Proyecto del Pueblo generalmente respaldan AB 2534 (Outdoor Equity Grants y Coastal Access), y respetuosamente ofrecemos una revisión a para fortalecer aún más […]

Trump admin has declared war on the environment | Capitol Weekly

This op-ed was re-printed in Political Pulse, a monthly newsletter published by the owners of Capitol Weekly and distributed in Sacramento capitol area.  By Robert García Opinion August 2018 The resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was met […]

Free the Beach! Hollister Ranch NRPA Parks & Recreation

By Robert García Open Space August 2018 Two miles from Gaviota State Park beach, just west of Santa Barbara, California, sits Hollister Ranch, a gated community that’s one of the last large holdings of property along the California shore. State […]

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Roundtable: The Future of the L.A. River: How to Ensure Equity and Access

Congressman Jimmy Gomez and river advocates, L.A. River Center Congressman Jimmy Gomez held a roundtable on how to ensure equity and access regarding the benefits of revitalization along the L.A.River on August 10, 2018. Congressman Gomez can help ensure equity and […]