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Join Us for the First Ever Park Rx LA Day April 28, 2019 English/Español

Park Rx Day Flyer Englsih/Espanol   […]

April 17 Roberto Clemente April 15 Jackie Robinson Equal Justice

In addition to Roberto Clemente’s accomplishments on the field — a 15-time All-Star, 12-time Gold Glove Award winner, two-time World Series champion with the Pittsburgh Pirates and member of the 3,000-hit club — he was a fierce advocate for Latino […]

Mendez v Westminster School District of Orange Co. Latino Civil Rights Pioneers April 14, 1947

Sylvia Méndez and her Mexican-born father and Puerto Rican-born mother helped lead the fight for equal protection, human dignity, and freedom, and against discrimination in public schools in California and beyond. On April 14, 1947, the US Court of Appeals […]

Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy House Judiciary Committee Eva Patterson Equal Justice Society

I am President of the Equal Justice Society located in Oakland California.  Our mission is to transform the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts. . . . I come in peace. . . . Fast […]

Civil Rights, Environmental Justice and Health Equity Framework PRRAC Handbook Parks & Recreation

The City Project with The Praxis Project and GreenLatinos published the chapter called “A Framework for Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, and Health Equity.” The Framework is in the PRRAC handbook called Strategies for Health Justice: Studies from the Field. The […]

Retelling the Story of Native American Culture at the Museum of Natural History – Who’s History? NY Times

We applaud the Museum of Natural History in New York City for creating a public dialogue about the colonization of indigenous people and retelling their stories from contact to the present. The Museum includes a 1939 exhibit about Native American […]

Luisa Moreno, Guatemalan Immigrant, Labor Activist, Feminist Pioneer, Poet, before UFW, Deported by US #StanfordLatinoSummit

Luisa Moreno, born Blanca Rosa López Rodríguez in Guatemala City in 1907, moved to the US in 1928. A journalist and poet, she became a leader and organizer for immigrants, laborers, work place reform, and women’s rights. She laid the […]

GreenLatinos presenta demanda contra declaración discriminatoria de emergencia nacional. Sin emergencia, no hay muro.

English. GreenLatinos presentó una demanda contra la declaración de emergencia nacional discriminatoria en la corte federal el 14 de marzo de 2019. Earthjustice representa a GreenLatinos, así como a otros grupos e individuos en comunidades fronterizas. “Rechazamos la crisis nacional […]

GreenLatinos Joins Earthjustice Suit against President Trump’s Discriminatory National Emergency Declaration No Emergency, #NoBorderWall Español

Espanol. GreenLatinos filed suit against the discriminatory emergency declaration in federal court today, March 14, 2019. Earthjustice represents GreenLatinos, as well as other groups and individuals along border communities. “We reject President Trump’s manufactured national crisis that displaces border families, […]

Senate Overturns Discriminatory Declaration to Fund and Build Wall UPDATE GreenLatinos Files Suit No Emergency, #NoBorderWal

UPDATE GreenLatinos Joins Earthjustice Suit against Discriminatory Declaration The Senate on Thursday easily voted to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwestern border, delivering a bipartisan rebuke to what lawmakers in both parties deemed executive overreach […]