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Category: Inequality, Income & Wealth

PRRAC Handbook: Diversity, Equal Justice, Voting, and Executive Action

In California, voters taxed themselves $4.1 billion to pass Prop. 68, a park and water ballot measure that calls upon agencies to implement justice, equality, diversity and inclusiveness (JEDI) to prioritize funding decisions for parks and recreation. Prop 68 is […]

Oxnard reunion comunitaria salud y industria del petróleo Community Meeting Pollution & Public Health LULAC The City Project Corazón Latino GreenLatinos May 16 6pm

Español/English May 16 6 pm Conoce sobre las implicaciones a la salud y al clima que están asociadas a la industria del gas y el petróleo. Entre otros padecimientos a consecuencia de esta contaminación, se encuentran el asma, irritación de […]

Obama Boulevard and MLK Boulevard Celebration and Resistance!

City Project Intern Alex Ruppert reports: The community celebrated the unveiling of the new street sign renaming Rodeo Road for President Barack Obama Blvd. at the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd. The day long event featured live music, food, […]

Intersection of Obama & MLK Boulevards is a symbol of hope & resistance – L.A. Times

Few would dispute the significance of the Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood in the history of L.A. race relations. It’s where Tom Bradley, Los Angeles’s first black mayor, once had to enlist white “dummy buyers” to purchase a home. For decades, discriminatory practices, […]

Park Access, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for All CA Prop 68 #prop68forall

On behalf of frontline communities, we support full funding to comply with the mandate of the people in Prop 68 to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and access to parks, waters, and monuments for all. Furthermore, we support ensuring recipients of […]

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   […]

Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy House Judiciary Committee Eva Patterson Equal Justice Society

I am President of the Equal Justice Society located in Oakland California.  Our mission is to transform the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts. . . . I come in peace. . . . Fast […]

Luisa Moreno, Guatemalan Immigrant, Labor Activist, Feminist Pioneer, Poet, before UFW, Deported by US #StanfordLatinoSummit

Luisa Moreno, born Blanca Rosa López Rodríguez in Guatemala City in 1907, moved to the US in 1928. A journalist and poet, she became a leader and organizer for immigrants, laborers, work place reform, and women’s rights. She laid 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 […]