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Park Access for All! ¡Acceso a los parques para todos! #Prop68 Senator Kevin de León Press Conference Conferencia June 19 10 am

English/Español Prop 68 Press Conference with Senator Kevin de León Tuesday, June 19th 10 AM PST Vista Hermosa Park – 100 N. Toluca St., Los Angeles, CA 90026 Prop 68 provides for park access for all! People of color and low income people […]

#Yeson68 Park, Water, Monument Access for All! ¡SÍ al acceso a parques, aguas, y monumentos para todos!

English / Español Marta Segura of Center for Biological Diversity with Tim Mok and Dylan Thomason of the The City Project | Proyecto del Pueblo Environmental justice and environmental quality advocates and community leaders to support Yes on Prop 68 at […]

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 […]

The River Needs To Be Healthy, Clean, and Green-Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood

Maywood residents want a clean and green Los Angeles River. The River’s been polluted and degraded their whole lives. Some people don’t play or recreate by the River because it’s not clean. Residents call for greening and cleaning the River, and […]

Environmental, Climate & Economic Justice LABC Sustainability Summit 2018

L to R: Moderator Michael Northrop, Governor Kate Brown (OR), Governor Jay Inslee (WA), Mayor Eric Garcetti Climate change disproportionately impacts low-income communities and communities of color, yet they deeply care about the environment. Latinos for example, are the most […]

Fair Housing Act April 11, 1968, Overcoming the Legacy of Residential Segregation #fairhousing50

Fair housing is a bedrock civil rights protection, crucial to our nation’s core values of equal opportunity, human dignity, and just democracy for all. A strong and effective Fair Housing Act must continue to help move our country beyond a […]

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 […]

Los Angeles Business Council 12th Annual Sustainability Summit – Getty Center April 20

Register now for LABC’s 12th Annual Sustainability Summit! Click here to register and see the list of confirmed panelists. […]

Generations of Diverse Advocates for Green Justice LA State Historic Park WAPOW

L to R: Kenneth Mok, Robert García, Sam García, Dorcas Mok, Kit Hing, Bo Gun, Tim Mok Tim Mok recently talked at a site tour of LA State Historic Park. “I live on Bunker Hill Avenue in Chinatown. My family have been residents of […]