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Category: Everyday Heroes

Panhe Place by the Water Acjachemen People San Onofre State Beach

The City Project worked with Acjachemen people and United Coalition to Protect Panhe to save Panhe and San Onofre State Beach, and stop the toll road that would have devastated both. Visit www.cityprojectca.org/save-panhe-and-san-onofre. […]

Lessons on Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Starbucks & Roseanne #CivilRights #TimesUp #MeToo #Dreamers #NoWall #BlackLivesMatter Come Together

English/Español Recent events mark a historic, teachable, moment in the US. People and major corporations realize the need to address bias and discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, income, and other characteristics. Starbucks closed all 8,000 stores with […]

YES on Park Access for All! ¡SÍ al acceso a los parques para todos #Yeson68 #Prop68

English / Español Vote Yes on Prop 68 to support equal park access for all! People of color and low income people disproportionately have worse access to parks and recreation, are among the biggest supporters of green ballot measures, and are entitled […]

Brown v Board of Education Equal Justice & Human Dignity Artist Lorie Novak May 17

Artist Lorie Novak created this photograph to commemorate the anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, commissioned by attorneys in the Western Regional Office of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund in 1994. Lorie writes, “Robert, this photo exists […]

#KidsToParks Day! #HealthyLivingParklands May 19!

¡El 19 de mayo es el @NationalParkTrust’s #KidsToParks Day! Sal con tu familia y disfruta de un parque. ¡Comprométete ahora y participa para ganar fascinantes premios! www.kidstoparks.org Kids to Parks Day – celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May – is […]

The Honorable John Martin and the Southern District of New York

“For those who regard the United States attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York as a model of what a prosecutor’s office should be, it was distressing to see the former leader of that office, Rudolph Giuliani, telling […]

Support Chicano Park #EarthDay 2018

GreenLatinos with civil rights, faith, environmental, conservation, and indigenous communities support Chicano Park, and the community of Barrio Logan, San Diego, CA, in their fight for respect, safety, and the right to celebrate, preserve, and conserve their history and culture. […]

Kellogg Park Dream Comes True! Thank you Miguel Rodriguez & CAUSE | Ventura

Miguel Rodriguez writes: On the eve of the ribbon cutting for Kellogg Park I’d like to thank all of the Ventura Avenue families who attended countless meetings, made tons of calls, and showed up to demand that their voices be […]

Low Riders at the Beach? Yes! Ballona Postcards Student Mural

The student mural Postcards from Ballona “reflects historic and current events in the life of the creek and Culver City.” A close reading reveals remarkably diverse people, values, and insights presented by Culver Middle School students working with the county […]

Billie Holiday April 7, 1915

Billie Holliday Dunbar Hotel South Central L.A. The Great Wall of Los Angeles © Judith Baca.Sponsored by SPARC […]