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Category: Departures Green Justice

On Aug. 11, 1965, the Watts riot and rebellion broke out in response to police abuse and long standing patterns of discrimination and isolation.

The week of the riots and rebellion by coincidence was the first day of my work as a civil rights attorney with the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund in downtown L.A. Friday morning, May 1, 1992, I drove downtown […]

Take Action Comics: The City Project – Preview: Celebrate the Civil Rights Revolution

Celebrate The Civil Rights Revolution: The Struggle Continues […]

L.A. River $1.3 Billion Restoration US Army Corps of Engineers KCET Video

Watch the short video about the epic struggle to restore the Los Angeles River. “When I think about it in terms of making L.A. better and greener for my children and other people’s children, it’s hard not to get emotional. […]

National Park Service Find Your Park Campaign Director Jon Jarvis, Roselyn Sanchez

Boy Scout Tigren with NPS Director Jonathan Jarvis National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis and National Park Ambassador actress Roselyn Sanchez launched the Find Your Park engagement and education campaign at El Pueblo de Los Angeles on April 9 with the […]

KCET Departures: In light of #Ferguson, #TamirRice, & #Garner, have we made progress in police reform in L.A.?

KCET Departures: In light of recent events in Ferguson, Cleveland, and NYC, let us take a look at the efforts at police reform in our city, from the time of the Watts Riots in 1965, through the L.A. Riots in […]

#GivingTuesday Support Equal Justice, Democracy & Livability for All The City Project

The City Project’s results in 2014 include: President Barack Obama: Too many children, especially children of color, lack access to parks. Health and social justice require action. L.A. State Historic Park Groundbreaking “One of the most significant environmental justice victories […]

San Gabriels Monument Hearing; Congressman Schiff Griffith Park Hike; Global Warming Funds for Underserved Communities Aug. 26

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Hearing Please join representatives from President Obama’s Administration – including the US Department of Agriculture and the US Forest Service – and the San Gabriel Mountains Forever coalition, The City Project, and community members to […]

Rim of the Valley Hike Griffith Park with Congressman Adam Schiff Aug. 26, 2014, 6:30 pm

To learn more about environmental justice and health as part of the Rim of the Valley Corridor please visit: KCET Green Justice, Rim of the Valley: Congressman Adam Schiff Agrees Connecting Urban Residents to Parks Must Be a Priority National […]

Civil Rights Park 50th Anniversary Civil Rights Act of 1964 “Whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward” MLK

President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law on July 2, 1964. KCET Green Justice Walk a Mile in My Shoes Public Art Park Celebrates Civil Rights Revolution “If you can’t fly then run,  if you […]

Northeast Los Angeles Riverfront Collaborative The City Project Award Open House June 21 10am to noon

The City Project’s Conceptual Plan for Griffith Park Eastside Park is a winner of the Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Design Competition. This park design proposes much needed green space for the eastside of the Riverfront in Atwater Village–while recognizing the […]