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Category: Park Access

Free the Beach! Coastal Access, Equal Justice, and Hollister Ranch Beach – Policy Report

Coastal justice along the California beach and coastal zone is at stake at Hollister Ranch in Santa Barbara County under a proposed class action settlement. This policy report analyzes “the fairness of the Settlement to all concerned,” and whether “the […]

Los Angeles Celebrates its First Indigenous Peoples Day

Great Wall of Los Angeles © SPARC Judy Baca Los Angeles celebrated its first Indigenous Peoples Day on October 8. Los Angeles has the largest indigenous population of any city in the United States (UCLA, Mapping Indigenous LA). It is […]

Equal Access to Pools, Schools, Parks, and Beaches JUMMP SwimLA

  The Miguel Contreras High School Pool, Los Angeles, CA The struggle continues for equal access to pools, schools, and pools: 79 percent of children whose families make less than $50,000 a year cannot swim. The 2017 study by the […]

Provide Long Term Funding and Support for Land and Water Conservation Fund for All!

Congress established the Land and Water Conservation Fund in 1964 in a bipartisan commitment to safeguard our natural areas, water resources and cultural heritage, and to provide recreation  opportunities  for all. The fund invests earnings from offshore oil and gas […]

Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity 2018 National Public Health Law Conference The City Project October 4-6

The 2018 National Public Health Law Conference‘s theme is “Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity” in Phoenix, AZ. “Neighborhoods Matter: Using Law to Improve Communities through Access to Transportation, Green Spaces, and Stable and Healthy Housing” will […]

Open Space, Recreation, Biodiversity and Habitat: An ‘Our County’ Workshop Liberty Hill

Open space begins with open communication. The LA County Chief Sustainability Office and Liberty Hill held a workshop at the LA Trade-Tech College in preparation for the LA County Sustainability Plan on September 17, 2018. Nonprofits deliberated over the Office’s […]

The City Project 19th Anniversary Equal Justice, Democracy & Livability for All!

September 15 . . . The City Project’s flagship project has led to LA State Historic Park, Rio de Los Angeles State Park, revitalizing the LA River, saving and expanding Baldwin Hills Park, saving Panhe and San Onofre State Beach, […]

Ted Jackson CA State Parks & Recreation Hero. Presente!

Ted Jackson as Chief of Operations at the California Department of Parks & Recreation worked with the people to transform state parks for all. Ted is a personal hero and friend. QDP. Robert García.   L.A. River Master Plan kick […]

Webinar Increasing Diversity in Our Public Lands, Waters & Monuments Corazón Latino, The City Project, NEEF NPLD, USFS . . .

Corazón Latino, The City Project, AFC+A, NEEF – National Public Lands Day, U.S. Forest Service, Descubre el Bosque, Wild & Scenic Rivers . . . “Gracias Felipe Benitez for including our work in this beautiful platform for greater diversity in […]

President picks David Vela as new National Park Service Director

Rob Hotakainen and Corbin Hiar, E&E News reporters Published: August 31, 2018 The White House said today the president had picked David Vela, the superintendent of Grand Teton National Park, to become the new director of the National Park Service. He […]