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Category: Inequality, Income and Wealth, and Jobs

Panhe Place by the Water Acjachemen People San Onofre State Beach

The City Project worked with Acjachemen people and United Coalition to Protect Panhe to save Panhe and San Onofre State Beach, and stop the toll road that would have devastated both. Visit www.cityprojectca.org/save-panhe-and-san-onofre. […]

Lessons on Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Starbucks & Roseanne #CivilRights #TimesUp #MeToo #Dreamers #NoWall #BlackLivesMatter Come Together

English/Español Recent events mark a historic, teachable, moment in the US. People and major corporations realize the need to address bias and discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, income, and other characteristics. Starbucks closed all 8,000 stores with […]

YES on Park Access for All! ¡SÍ al acceso a los parques para todos #Yeson68 #Prop68

English / Español Vote Yes on Prop 68 to support equal park access for all! People of color and low income people disproportionately have worse access to parks and recreation, are among the biggest supporters of green ballot measures, and are entitled […]

Brown v Board of Education Equal Justice & Human Dignity Artist Lorie Novak May 17

Artist Lorie Novak created this photograph to commemorate the anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, commissioned by attorneys in the Western Regional Office of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund in 1994. Lorie writes, “Robert, this photo exists […]

The River Needs To Be Healthy, Clean, and Green-Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood

Maywood residents want a clean and green Los Angeles River. The River’s been polluted and degraded their whole lives. Some people don’t play or recreate by the River because it’s not clean. Residents call for greening and cleaning the River, and […]

Environmental, Climate & Economic Justice LABC Sustainability Summit 2018

L to R: Moderator Michael Northrop, Governor Kate Brown (OR), Governor Jay Inslee (WA), Mayor Eric Garcetti Climate change disproportionately impacts low-income communities and communities of color, yet they deeply care about the environment. Latinos for example, are the most […]

Weaponization of NEPA & Environmental Lawfare – NOT

GreenLatinos and The City Project submitted public comments before the House National Resources Committee. We reject the premise of the April 25 hearing and the misuse of the term “lawfare” as applied to NEPA. “Broadly defined, ‘lawfare’ is the manipulation […]

African American people moved to Baldwin Hills after SCOTUS upheld equal housing right. CAAM Series Beginnings, Displacement, Planning.

Los Angeles’s View Park in the Baldwin Hills is one of the largest historically African American communities in the United States. The first CAAM program focuses on the beginnings of the community between the 1920s and 1950s, and looks at […]

Fair Housing Act April 11, 1968, Overcoming the Legacy of Residential Segregation #fairhousing50

Fair housing is a bedrock civil rights protection, crucial to our nation’s core values of equal opportunity, human dignity, and just democracy for all. A strong and effective Fair Housing Act must continue to help move our country beyond a […]

L.A. has a long history of failure on homelessness. It needs leaders who take responsibility. L.A. Times Editorials Part 6

“Our homelessness crisis is a national disgrace,” according to the L.A. Times editorial board in a series of six editorials. There are at least 58,000 homeless people in the county, a number that has lurched upward in recent years amid […]