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Category: Health Justice

Celebrate Chicano Park Earth Justice Day Super Bloom California Poppies #EarthDay

Antelope Valley California Poppy Preserve State Park – a project of the federal Land & Water Conservation Fund Chicano Park was founded April 22, 1970 — the same as Earth Day. Photo gallery CC BY NC SA The City Project […]

Join Us for the First Ever Park Rx LA Day April 28, 2019 English/Español

Park Rx Day Flyer Englsih/Espanol   […]

Civil Rights, Environmental Justice and Health Equity Framework PRRAC Handbook Parks & Recreation

The City Project with The Praxis Project and GreenLatinos published the chapter called “A Framework for Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, and Health Equity.” The Framework is in the PRRAC handbook called Strategies for Health Justice: Studies from the Field. The […]

Latinos, Blacks Exposed to Disproportionate Pollution National Academies, Dr Bullard, NY Times

Latinos and African-Americans  breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making, while non-Hispanic white people because breathe in less than they make, based on their buying, driving and living practices. It’s because of their wealth and how much […]

GreenLatinos presenta demanda contra declaración discriminatoria de emergencia nacional. Sin emergencia, no hay muro.

English. GreenLatinos presentó una demanda contra la declaración de emergencia nacional discriminatoria en la corte federal el 14 de marzo de 2019. Earthjustice representa a GreenLatinos, así como a otros grupos e individuos en comunidades fronterizas. “Rechazamos la crisis nacional […]

GreenLatinos Joins Earthjustice Suit against President Trump’s Discriminatory National Emergency Declaration No Emergency, #NoBorderWall Español

Espanol. GreenLatinos filed suit against the discriminatory emergency declaration in federal court today, March 14, 2019. Earthjustice represents GreenLatinos, as well as other groups and individuals along border communities. “We reject President Trump’s manufactured national crisis that displaces border families, […]

Senate Overturns Discriminatory Declaration to Fund and Build Wall UPDATE GreenLatinos Files Suit No Emergency, #NoBorderWal

UPDATE GreenLatinos Joins Earthjustice Suit against Discriminatory Declaration The Senate on Thursday easily voted to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwestern border, delivering a bipartisan rebuke to what lawmakers in both parties deemed executive overreach […]

Coastal Commission unanimously adopts Environmental Justice Policy with support of diverse allies! @TheCACoast

The California Coastal Commission unanimously adopted the Environmental Justice Policy March 8, with the support of diverse and growing allies. The Policy is the Magna Carta of coastal justice in California. The Policy is a best practice for local, state, […]

Kevin de León Environmental Justice and Civil Rights Hero LA State Historic Park Oak Tree

Former California Senate President Kevin de León led legislative support to create LA State Historic Park after The City Project and community allies stopped a warehouse project there. Today the community thanked him with children planting a mature California oak […]

Enact California Coastal Commission Environmental Justice Policy Free the Beach! English y español UPDATE

The California Coastal Commission unanimously adopted the Environmental Justice Policy at its March 8, 2019, public meeting, with a diverse and growing alliance supporting adoption and implementation. The Policy is available at available at bit.ly/2GCmmpd (Revised Public Review Draft (Feb. […]