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Category: Park Access

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood – Barriers to Community Participation

People in Maywood and other Gateway Cities on the banks of the L.A. River from Vernon to the ocean are marginalized in river revitalization plans. Many Maywood residents interviewed for my Master’s Thesis didn’t even know the L.A. River is […]

Go to Parks & Schools, Have Fun, Be Healthy, Learn about People, Places, & Values, Get a Job, Protect Earth & People! Rio de L.A. Sept 30 #NPLD

National Public Lands Event in Los Angeles Saturday 09/30 at Río de Los Angeles State Park at 9:30 AM PT Contact: Felipe Benítez, felipe [ @ ] benitezstrategies.com, 202-215-9664 Multicultural and Bilingual Program for Young Soccer Players to Care for […]

Roots, Values, and Cultural Belonging Río de Los Angeles State Park Kevin de León Anahuak The City Project

Anahuak at Río de Los Angeles State Park California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León and The City Project’s Tim Mok Anahuak Youth Association hosted the opening of the CDMX (Ciudad de México) Youth Soccer Tournament at Río de […]

NEEF Spotlight: Multicultural and Bilingual NPLD Event Young Soccer Players Care for Home Fields

NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation) writes: Anahuak Soccer Players On September 30, youth soccer players from Northeast Los Angeles will give back to the park they spend so much time enjoying when The City Project joins Anahuak Youth Sports Association […]

Healing, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Great Outdoors at Home and Away – CNN

Ballona Creek Baldwin Hills Parklands Natural areas in the United States have long symbolized national heritage, protected valuable natural resources and provided areas of recreation and respite. But for whom? Evidence shows that white populations disproportionately access public lands for […]

Hands Off the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, and #MonumentsforAll

Representatives Judy Chu, Jimmy Gomez, Adam Schiff, and Brad Sherman, and El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero Members of Congress with San Gabriel Mountains Forever (SGMF) held a press conference at L.A. Historic Park August 22 to support our San Gabriel […]

People Speak Out Against Administration’s Attack on Public Lands YouTube #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars #MonumentsforAll

Click on the image to see the video by Next 100 and NRDC. “To attack national monuments undermines the precious natural heritage of the people and the nation.” “It’s wrong on environmental grounds, it’s wrong on social justice grounds, it’s […]

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River and Beyond: Voices from Maywood – A Series, by Tim Mok

The Maywood community has spoken! Community members face barriers that prevent them from participating in planning for revitalization of the Lower L.A. River and other local opportunities. People have not been meaningfully engaged in planning efforts. These communities are disproportionately […]

Parks, Art, L.A. River, Environmental Education, Guatemala Crimes against Humanity and Hamlet

Calder Guggenheim Museum NYC Busy week New York City D.C. Baltimore July 21-28 Hamlet Oscar Isaac Public Theater NYC Saturday MOMA Guggenheim Museum Central Park Foundation Monday Whitney Museum Manhattan Waterfront Greenway Smithsonian Anacostia Museum L.A. River documentary interview D.C. […]

L.A. Gothic

Amy Lethbridge of Community Nature Connection and The City Project’s Robert García hold the Official L.A. State Historic Park Gold Shovel (OLASHPGS) at the grand opening of the park on EarthJustice Day 2017. The OLASHPGS is signed by Governor Jerry […]