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Category: Human Rights

Solidarity with Dreamers #Shutdown

​ “GreenLatinos commends and supports the members of Congress who are standing by Dreamers, the 800,000 inspiring young adults who are going to school, working, taking care of their families, defending their communities, and contributing to the future of America. […]

National Academy of Medicine #PromoteHealthEquity #TakeActionComics

ow.ly/8dNS30hsWXL One of the top 5 most downloaded reports by the National Academies of 323 released in 2017! […]

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood on Contamination, Parks, and Health Justice

Maywood residents know the local industrial sector has polluted their City and River. The Lower L.A. River in Maywood Pollution burdens keep people from healthy active recreation in Maywood. A long-time active community member expressed his frustration about how nothing […]

The Year in Pictures 2017 Please Support The City Project!

Please donate now to support our work on equal justice, democracy, and livability for all! And make all your Amazon purchases at smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3465254 and Amazon donates to The City Project! Click on the captions for more information. GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award The City Project […]

Parar la pared para proteger a personas, vida silvestre, lugares y valores #stopthewall

El muro fronterizo entre Estados Unidos y México amenaza a las comunidades marginadas y a las especies en peligro de extinción, además de encarnar odio y división. In English La región fronteriza es sagrada para los pueblos indígenas como los […]

Statement by NAS, NAE & NAM Presidents on Report of Banned Words at CDC #promotehealthequity

Dec. 18, 2017 We are concerned deeply by a report that staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were instructed not to use certain words in budget documents. As leaders of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and […]

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood – Environmental Education means Environmental Justice

Environmental education means environmental justice to Maywood residents. I asked residents what River revitalization plans should include in environmental education programs. Young adults stressed the community needs to learn about disproportionate pollution burdens they experience daily, and how they can […]

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood – Healthy Sports and Recreation Bring People Together

Maywood parks are underutilized, and don’t offer any sports leagues. Active recreation programs like soccer and baseball can encourage people to use parks, promote healthier lifestyles, cut risky behavior like gangs, crime, drugs, and violence, and connect public officials with […]

Congratulations Leadership Academy Graduates Nature for All!

  We celebrated the graduation of our 12th Leadership Academy at L.A. State Historic Park. The Leadership Academy trains the next generation of public lands and environmental justice advocates, particularly among young people and in communities of color. Key Note […]

Santa Fe Art Institute Equal Justice Join us for SFAI 140 Nov 17! Always new & inspiring!

From celebrated local artist Rose B. Simpson from Santa Clara Pueblo, to Civil Rights Advocate Robert García from the USA and Guatemala, to feminist multimedia artist Eva Rocha from Brazil, our twenty presenters are all change makers from an exciting […]