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Category: Clean Water Justice

House Natural Resources Committee Oversight Hearing When Science Gets Trumped: Scientific Integrity at US Department of the Interior

This hearing also shows why advocates must engage in combined organizing and legal strategies, not only “timid supplications for justice” without legal strategies (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.). And why “education but not advocacy” is an oxymoron. Educating others based […]

PRRAC Handbook: Legal Standards for Measuring Progress and Accountability

Park bonds in California show why legal standards are necessary for progress and accountability. In 2006, California voters passed Prop. 84, a bond measure authorizing $5.4 billion in public investments to improve water, parks, coastal protection, and natural resources. Prop. […]

Recomendaciones para legislación basada en la histórica Cumbre del Congreso sobre la Justicia Ambiental, la Equidad en el Salud y los Derechos Civiles Esp/Eng

In English Recomendaciones Comunidades en la vanguardia Trabajan con el Presidente del Comité Raúl Grijalva y (D-AZ), el Representante A. Donald McEachin (D-VA), otros congresistas, y expertos de todos los EE.UU. La histórica Cumbre de Justicia Ambiental del Congreso de […]

PRRAC Handbook: Public Lands, Waters, and Monuments; Community Planning and Administrative Action

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the National Park Service have both applied the legal framework to green access in Los Angeles and concluded: (1) there is not enough park space, especially for children of color and low-income […]

Recommendations for Legislation based on Historic Congressional Summit on Environmental Justice, Health Equity & Civil Rights

En Español The historic Congressional Environmental Justice Summit, in the first convening of its kind ever, provided a venue for community activists and practitioners to communicate their needs directly to members of Congress who are committed to alleviating longstanding inequities […]

Historic Drafting Environmental Justice Bill Based on Public Feedback from Congressional Environmental Justice Summit

Happy to work with Chair Raúl Grijalva and front line environmental justice, health equity, and civil rights communities organizing the Summit . . . Washington D.C. – Chair Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-Va.) hosted a historic […]

Historic Congressional Environmental Justice Summit US Capitol Hundreds of Participants from Across the Country Livestream June 26 9 am – 5 pm ET

Happy to work with Chair Raúl Grijalva and front line environmental justice, health equity, and civil rights communities on the Summit . . . The Congressional Environmental Justice Summit will be livestreamed at the Committee’s Facebook and YouTube pages. Morning: http://bit.ly/2FrZWVu […]

Congressional Convening on Environmental Justice Chair Raul Grijalva US Capitol June 26 9 am – 4 pm

Click to enlarge Environmental Justice and Civil Rights Advocates please contact The City Project / Proyecto del Pueblo if you are interested in attending: hello [at] cityprojectca [dot] org. […]

CNN Environmental Justice & Racism Dr Robert Bullard Interview June 16 10 pm ET 9 CT 10 PT

The Father of Environmental Justice on Father’s Day! Tune in CNN “United Shades of America” focuses on Environmental Justice and Environmental Racism. @WKamauBell talks with @DrBobBullard, considered by many as the Father of Environmental Justice, about how where you live […]

Legislation and Regulations Framework for Civil Rights, Environmental Justice & Health Equity PRRAC Handbook

Advocates cannot be afraid to standup for the rights of the people. This post is part in a series by The City Project’s UCLA Graduate Intern Alex Ruppert exploring “A Framework for Civil Rights: Environmental Justice and Health Equity,” which […]