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Category: Inequality, Income & Wealth

Free the Beach! Coastal Access, Equal Justice, and Hollister Ranch Beach – 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. This policy report analyzes “the fairness of the Settlement to all concerned,” and whether “the […]

Gerald Torres GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award 2018!

Congratulations to Gerald Torres on receiving the GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award 2018! No one deserves the Award as much as Gerald. Gerald, the Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law at Cornell, is a leader in Critical Race Theory, Environmental Justice, […]

“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 […]

Los Angeles Celebrates its First Indigenous Peoples Day

Great Wall of Los Angeles © SPARC Judy Baca Los Angeles celebrated its first Indigenous Peoples Day on October 8. Los Angeles has the largest indigenous population of any city in the United States (UCLA, Mapping Indigenous LA). It is […]

Open Space, Recreation, Biodiversity and Habitat: An ‘Our County’ Workshop Liberty Hill

Open space begins with open communication. The LA County Chief Sustainability Office and Liberty Hill held a workshop at the LA Trade-Tech College in preparation for the LA County Sustainability Plan on September 17, 2018. Nonprofits deliberated over the Office’s […]

The City Project 19th Anniversary Equal Justice, Democracy & Livability for All!

September 15 . . . The City Project’s flagship project has led to LA State Historic Park, Rio de Los Angeles State Park, revitalizing the LA River, saving and expanding Baldwin Hills Park, saving Panhe and San Onofre State Beach, […]

#STOPKAVANAUGH LDF NY Times Save Diversity, Economic Vitality, Right to Vote, Police Accountability for All!

The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund opposes Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court because of his rulings on matters of racial and economic equality. He Supports Racial Blindness Over Diversity and Ending Discrimination He Defends Police Misconduct Over Our […]

Los Angeles Business Council 2018 Mayoral Housing, Transportation & Jobs Summit

The City Project is proud to be a Cooperating Organization for the 2018 Mayoral Housing, Transportation & Jobs Summit taking place at UCLA’s Renee & Meyer Luskin Conference Center on Friday, October 5th from 8:00am to 2:30pm. Register for the event here. […]

The Next Supreme Court Justice Could Take Away Your Civil and Human Rights – Ask Your Senators to Fill in the Blanks

As day two of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing begins, one thing is clear: Much of his record as a political operative remains a mystery. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley insists on pushing ahead with the hearing while refusing to […]

Biddy Mason Born into Slavery 200th Anniversary Forgotten L.A. . . .

  A woman born a slave in Mississippi in 1818, Biddy Mason walked behind her owner’s wagon, first to Utah then to Los Angeles. A federal judge freed her in 1856, before the US Supreme Court held slaves were not […]