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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 […]

Congressional Testimony The City Project #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

An attack on any monument is an attack on all monuments. This administration is undermining the Antiquities Act, national monuments, and ultimately the rule of law and democratic governance. Support national monuments and the Act. Support the San  Gabriels National […]

#DefendOurMonuments #Next100 #GreenLatinos @next100cltn @Potus @SecretaryZinke

#DefendOurMonuments #Next100 @next100cltn @Potus Secretary Ryan Zinke Monumental Mistake: Executive Order on National Monuments NRDems Forum Canon House Office Building 340 June 8 3 PM Robert García The City Project, Next 100, GreenLatinos, SGMF; Jim Avramis Next 100 & Friends […]

NRPA National Academies Reducing Health Disparities and Promoting Health Equity #PromoteHealthEquity

Click here to see all of the recommendations and key findings, or to download a copy of the complete report or comic. This column is available online or as an eZine and in the hard copy edition of National Recreation […]

Raul Macías and Anahuak Youth Sports Association LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

Q. I want to get back to the park itself. Obviously there were different proposals for things that might be done with the land. The school, the Buddhist temple, a park, various things at different points. I would just be […]

Juanita Tate Concerned Citizens South Central LA LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

Here’s another bit of the Cornfield story. Juanita Tate from Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles fought with us from the beginning for L.A. State Historic Park. She was the head of Concerned Citizens of Southcentral Los Angeles, one […]

Gangs Watts Peace Truce Bloods Crips Parks & Recreation Riots & Rebellion

“Parks & Recreation. Los Angeles parks shall receive a complete face-lift, and develop activities and programs in the parks throughout the night. Stages, pools, and courts shall be reconstructed and resurfaced, and the city shall provide highly visible security 24 […]

Support Diversity & Inclusion in #NationalMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos Oppose Executive Order

Today, the President signed an Executive Order directing the administration to review national monuments over 100,000 acres designated after 1996 under the Antiquities Act.  A significant number of the monuments covered under this review represent designations made by previous presidents […]

Chi Mui LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

One of the people I’m trying to ask folks about is the late Chi Mui. This is a very open question. If you could sort of describe Chi Mui, his role in the community, his role in the fight, him […]

LA State Historic Park Oral History Civil Rights and Environmental Justice Victory The City Project #LASHP

Q. Before we get to the historical value of the park, what was your role in the Cornfield fight and the Chinatown Yard Alliance effort? Robert García: The City Project brought attorneys to the table. Within the legal struggle, The […]