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Category: Everyday Heroes

Gerald Torres GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award 2018!

Congratulations to Gerald Torres on receiving the GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award 2018! No one deserves the Award as much as Gerald. Gerald, the Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law at Cornell, is a leader in Critical Race Theory, Environmental Justice, […]

Saint Oscar Romero Assassinated by US Backed Death Squad Celebrating Mass in El Salvador. Is the Pope Latino?

Pope Francis declared a saint Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated by a CIA backed death squad in El Salvador in 1980 while the liberation theologist was celebrating Mass. The US backed military opened fire and […]

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, […]

Ted Jackson CA State Parks & Recreation Hero. Presente!

Ted Jackson as Chief of Operations at the California Department of Parks & Recreation worked with the people to transform state parks for all. Ted is a personal hero and friend. QDP. Robert García.   L.A. River Master Plan kick […]

Immaculate Conception Catholic School 100th Anniversary Sept 14 Transformative Power of Education and Teachers

The transformative power of education and great teachers. Sister Mary Vincent IHM, my grade 6 teacher and the principal of the school, called me into her office once. She said sadly to me, “I hear you told a dirty joke.” […]

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 […]

Federal Appeals Court in Pasadena Hears Border Wall Challenge Tuesday August 7

The U.S.-Mexico border wall threatens marginalized communities and endangered species, and embodies hate and divisiveness. Marta Segura, Center for Biological Diversity, Robert García, The City Project, “Protect People, Wildlife, Places and Values, #stopthewall.”  Media Advisory, August 6, 2018 Contacts: J.P. Rose, […]

Ron Dellums Radical Peace Activist Congressman Mayor RIP

“If it’s radical to oppose . . . racism and sexism and all other forms of oppression, if it’s radical to want to alleviate poverty, hunger, disease, homelessness, and other forms of human misery, then I’m proud to be called […]

Foro del Congreso EE.UU. Salud Público y el Médio Ambiénte #PeopleOverPolluters El Pueblo sobre la Contaminación

Este presidente, esta administración, y sus seguidores continúan con un ataque sin precedentes contra personas, lugares, biodiversidad, cultura y valores compartidos. Su ataque está corrompiendo la democracía, el imperio de la ley, la confianza internacional y imperativos de la ciencia […]