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Category: Green Justice

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood – Barriers to Community Participation

People in Maywood and other Gateway Cities on the banks of the L.A. River from Vernon to the ocean are marginalized in river revitalization plans. Many Maywood residents interviewed for my Master’s Thesis didn’t even know the L.A. River is […]

Humboldt River Ed P. Reyes Greenway Clean Water & Parks Justice

The Humboldt River Ed P. Reyes Greenway is a multibenefit park and clean water justice project to enhance Los Angeles River water quality by removing pollutants (oil, bacteria, trash) from dry-weather urban runoff, while providing natural habitat and much-needed community recreational […]

Go to Parks & Schools, Have Fun, Be Healthy, Learn about People, Places, & Values, Get a Job, Protect Earth & People! Rio de L.A. Sept 30 #NPLD

National Public Lands Event in Los Angeles Saturday 09/30 at Río de Los Angeles State Park at 9:30 AM PT Contact: Felipe Benítez, felipe [ @ ] benitezstrategies.com, 202-215-9664 Multicultural and Bilingual Program for Young Soccer Players to Care for […]

GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award The City Project Robert García Hispanic Heritage Month

GreenLatinos is recognizing Champion Advocate Award – Amanda Aguirre Living Legacy Award – Robert García The City Project, Charles Drew University of Science & Medicine Community Leadership Award – t.e.j.a.s. Nuestro Compañero Award – EarthJustice GreenLatinos invites you to join! HERE’s the link for the […]

NEEF Spotlight: Multicultural and Bilingual NPLD Event Young Soccer Players Care for Home Fields

NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation) writes: Anahuak Soccer Players On September 30, youth soccer players from Northeast Los Angeles will give back to the park they spend so much time enjoying when The City Project joins Anahuak Youth Sports Association […]

Pride We are all immigrants and dreamers The City Project @ 18 Guatemala NuMu LACMA PST LA/LA #DACA

Artist Stefan Benchoam and Tomás García, LACMA Assistant Vice President, celebrate the arrival of NuMu for PST LA/LA at the reception “A Universal History of Infamy.” NuMu is the Guatemala contemporary art museum. The NuMu display honors composer Joaquín Orellana, featuring […]

Healing, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Great Outdoors at Home and Away – CNN

Ballona Creek Baldwin Hills Parklands Natural areas in the United States have long symbolized national heritage, protected valuable natural resources and provided areas of recreation and respite. But for whom? Evidence shows that white populations disproportionately access public lands for […]

La Viña Trails Open Historic Millard Canyon Altadena Crest Trails Community Victory

Paul Ayers reports: I am very happy to announce that the long legal slog to open the long-promised La Viña Trails is almost over.  The trail easement agreement below covering La Viña East and West Trails was recorded Wednesday, 8/23/2017.  […]

Hands Off the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, and #MonumentsforAll

Representatives Judy Chu, Jimmy Gomez, Adam Schiff, and Brad Sherman, and El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero Members of Congress with San Gabriel Mountains Forever (SGMF) held a press conference at L.A. Historic Park August 22 to support our San Gabriel […]

People Speak Out Against Administration’s Attack on Public Lands YouTube #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars #MonumentsforAll

Click on the image to see the video by Next 100 and NRDC. “To attack national monuments undermines the precious natural heritage of the people and the nation.” “It’s wrong on environmental grounds, it’s wrong on social justice grounds, it’s […]