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Category: Everyday Heroes

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Abolish the Death Penalty as Fundamentally Wrong Morally, Legally, Inefficient and Unnecessary Gov. Newsom NY Times Editorial

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California announced Wednesday that no executions will occur on his watch, granting temporary reprieves to all 737 inmates on the state’s death row. . . . “I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be […]

Celebrate Bruce’s Beach and Black L.A. CA Coastal Commission #EnvironmentalJustice

Dear Chair Bocho, Honorable Commissioners, Director Ainsworth, and Esteemed Staff Members: Congratulations and thank you again for adopting the Environmental Justice Policy on March 8. We are delighted to be part of the diverse allies who stand behind you. We were […]

Gov Gavin Newsom Halts Death Penalty in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom is suspending the death penalty in California, calling it discriminatory and immoral and granting reprieves to the 737 condemned inmates on the nation’s largest Death Row. “I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be […]

Four black women leaders on climate, justice, and the green ‘Promised Land’

Leslie Fields: I really love E.J. because you can be a kid, you can be a grandmama, an abuela, a professional person — anybody can do it. That makes it messy and complicated but that’s also what makes really beautiful: […]

Korematsu is gravely wrong & overruled; such discrimination to protect national security is unlawful, outside presidential authority & has no place under the Constitution – Justice John Roberts. No Emergency, #NoBorderWall

Korematsu was “gravely wrong the day it was decided” and “overruled in the court of history”; discrimination based on race, color, or national origin to protect national security is objectively unlawful, outside the scope of presidential authority, and has no […]

GreenLatinos Supports Green “Justice” New Deal Resolution #AOC Please Join Us

The City Project is a proud member of GreenLatinos, and Robert García serves on the national Board of Directors. Join GreenLatinos in calling for a GreenJustice New Deal! Reach out to Amanda Aguirre, amandaaguirre @ greenlatinos.org, or 281-814-4627. Increasing Justice […]

The Super Bowl, Sports & Civil Rights

On Tuesday, Devin McCourty and several teammates from New England Patriots football team toured the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta. “With this game, everything is focused on playing Sunday. But when you step back and think […]