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Category: Inequality, Income and Wealth, and Jobs

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 […]

Even Progressive Cities Are Plagued by Institutionalized Racism: Prevent Discriminatory Impacts through Planning & Data NY Times

[S]ome organizations and mayors have characterized cities as the first line of defense against the Trump administration’s policies. But this glosses over their continued complicity in producing racial inequities that have lasted generations. Redlining and urban renewal, for example, are […]

Take Action Protect Our National Monuments! #PublicLandsForAll #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition

Monumental Mistake: Implications of Executive Order on National Monuments NRDems Forum Canon House Office Building The City Project June 8 3 PM Click here for a list of places to join Next 100 members and allies or create your own event […]

#ActOnClimate #ConsumptionStrike #ParisClimateAccord #ClimateJustice #GreenLatinos #Resist

Read Samuel David García’s policy report Latinos and Climate Change: Opinions, Impacts, and Responses (GreenLatinos and The City Project 2016). Join the nationwide 48 hour #ConsumptionStrike starting Thursday, June 1, at 4pm ET #SpendNothing for 48 hours in response to […]

#GreenLatinos 5 Generations Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, Conservation & Climate, Health, Culture & Jobs Advocates

Mark Magaña GreenLatinos, Robert García The City Project, Tom Saenz MALDEF, John Huerta Smithsonian, MALDEF, CRLA, Chris Espinosa & Andrea Delgado GreenLatinos with Xavier – why we all work together to do what we do . . . The 2017 National […]

2017 National GreenLatinos Summit

The 2017 National GreenLatinos Summit brings together GreenLatinos members, partners, allies, and stakeholders to address environmental, health, jobs, and justice issues most impacting Latino communities, lay out comprehensive strategies to change the dynamics for the better, and develop cohesive and strong […]

NRPA Defend Our National Monuments, Diversity and Inclusion

By Robert García and Daniel Rossman | Posted on May 16, 2017 The San Gabriel Mountains Forever Academy Following President Trump’s recent executive order calling for a review of national monuments designated since 1996, the Department of the Interior has released […]

Smithsonian Anacostia Newsletter Community Driven Collaborations for Park Access and Health Equity in LA

Community-driven collaborations have helped make people’s lives better through park access and health equity in Los Angeles over the past 17 years. The recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity recommends community-driven […]

NRPA National Academies Reducing Health Disparities and Promoting Health Equity #PromoteHealthEquity

Click here to see all of the recommendations and key findings, or to download a copy of the complete report or comic. This column is available online or as an eZine and in the hard copy edition of National Recreation […]

Raul Macías and Anahuak Youth Sports Association LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

Q. I want to get back to the park itself. Obviously there were different proposals for things that might be done with the land. The school, the Buddhist temple, a park, various things at different points. I would just be […]