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Category: Health Justice

L.A. Gothic

Amy Lethbridge of Community Nature Connection and The City Project’s Robert García hold the Official L.A. State Historic Park Gold Shovel (OLASHPGS) at the grand opening of the park on EarthJustice Day 2017. The OLASHPGS is signed by Governor Jerry […]

San Gabriel Mountains: A Symbol of Environmental Justice @Next100Cltn @NRDC

As America’s national monuments come under attack by this administration, civil rights attorney Robert García shares the story of his personal connection to the San Gabriels. ROBERT GARCIA, THE CITY PROJECT: Going up the San Gabriel Mountains is a great […]

Whitewashing the L.A. River? Displacement and Equitable Greening

Revitalizing the Los Angeles River once offered hope for a more sustainable, livable and socially just city. Whose dreams will come true, and who will be left behind? Civil rights, environmental justice, and health equity strategies by the people offer […]

Protect Native American Values & National Monuments Robert Bracamontes Black Crow #DefendOurMonuments #MonumentsforAll #BearsEars

Dear Secretaries Zinke and Ross: We support national monuments with distinct historic and cultural value to Native Americans, and oppose review by this administration under Executive Order 13792 and related actions. The U.S. Department of the Interior has identified 27 […]

Public Comments #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #InternationalMayanLeague #BearsEars #MonumentsforAll

Dear Secretaries Zinke and Ross: We oppose review of national monuments pursuant to Executive Order 13792 and related actions. The U.S. Department of the Interior has identified 27 monuments that could be scaled back or even eliminated. Secretary Zinke issued […]

121 Law Profs President Does Not Have Power to Eliminate or Shrink National Monuments #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

We the undersigned 121 law professors with expertise in environmental, natural resources, and administrative law, and related fields, submit these comments to express our serious concerns with the process initiated by Executive Order (EO) 13792, which directs the Secretary of […]

NRPA Stop the Monumental Mistake #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

Stand in solidarity and resistance with we the people to support national monuments and the Antiquities Act. Visit www.monumentsforall.org for a complete list of monuments under attack and to submit comments before June 10. NRPA Parks & Recreation Magazine / […]

Physical education lawsuit works! UC Berkeley

Over 80% of students, particularly students of color and those from low-income families, do not receive the legally mandated physical education minutes in California. The majority of elementary schools do not comply with state law mandating students receive an average […]

#StandwithStandingRock Victory for Native Americans in Court

A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, handing the tribe a legal victory in its battle against the Dakota Access pipeline. In a 91-page opinion, Judge James Boasberg ruled that the Army Corps of […]

Rep Raul Grijalva Zinke Report Bears Ears “Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On” #DefendOurMonuments #Next100 #GreenLatinos

Congressional Forum on Executive Order Review of Monuments June 12, 2017 Media Contact: Adam Sarvana (202) 225-6065 or (202) 578-6626 mobile Ranking Member Grijalva Statement on Zinke Report on Bears Ears National Monument: “Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On” […]