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Category: Health Justice

Coastal Justice for All! Hollister Ranch #FreetheBeach

Coastal justice along the California beach and coastal zone is at stake at Hollister Ranch. Failure to provide access disproportionately harms people who are of color, Native American, low income, disabled, or older, in violation of equal access, environmental justice, […]

Monumental Disaster & Environmental Injustice Department of the Interior @SecretaryZinke Scientific American

“In a new report, Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has documented some of the most egregious and anti-science policies and practices at the DOI under Secretary Zinke. The report describes suppression […]

Raúl Grijalva, elected by the people, is a champion for justice, the rule of law, truth, and democracy for all. Zinke, not. .@RepRaulGrijalva @SecretaryZinke

Congressman Raúl Grijalva is a champion for people, justice, the rule of law, truth, and democracy for all. He proudly serves the people of Arizona, who repeatedly re-elect him. The scandal-plagued Ryan Zinke is none of those things. He debases the […]

Civil Rights, Environmental Justice & Health Equity Road Map PRRAC, The City Project

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., sought a “middle ground between riots on the one hand and timid supplications for justice on the other.” Combined organizing and legal strategies provide that middle ground for social change. Advocates leave too much on […]

UCLA Prof Leo Estrada Civil Rights Hero, Demographer, Urban Planner, City Project Mentor Presente!

UCLA Prof. Leo Estrada has influenced everything The City Project has done for 20 years by teaching us the importance of mapping and analyzing access to public an other resources including parks, schools, health, jobs, housing, and transportation using GIS […]

The Long Battle over Coastal Justice at Hollister Ranch Spencer Robins KCETLink

Spencer Robins writes: A developing body of research shows that access to open space is a vital part of human health and wellbeing. And it’s not evenly distributed; the people most often denied the benefits of forests and mountains and […]

Dolores Huerta, Center for Biological Diversity, Wishtoyo Foundation & The City Project, Oracle AZ

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Free the Beach! Coastal Access, Equal Justice, and Hollister Ranch – Policy Report

Coastal justice along the California beach and coastal zone is at stake at Hollister Ranch in Santa Barbara County under a proposed class action settlement. Hollister Ranch is 14,500 acres in size, with 8.5 acres of shoreline. A private gate […]

The City Project welcomes UCLA Intern Alex Ruppert!

Alex Ruppert recently joined the City Project as an intern. Alex is a senior at UCLA, where he majors in history, with minors in Anthropology and Civic Engagement. Alex focuses on the imperial age in world history, and how the […]

“Harming Communities of Color” Explains Why Republican Attacks on NEPA are an Environmental Justice Issue

On October 2, Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee published “Harming Communities of Color” to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15). The publication shows how protecting the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) will protect Latinos and […]