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Category: Park Access

#NoBorderWall #borderwall Protect People, Wildlife, Places, and Values

Opposition to the wall bridges equal justice and environmental communities across the nation. The border wall threatens marginalized communities as well as endangered species, and embodies hate and divisiveness. Families along the US-Mexico border routinely cross for cultural, recreational, and religious practices and gatherings. The border region […]

Revitalizing L.A. River G2 Taylor Yard Community Needs, Community Engagement, Site Tours Jan 20

The G2 land parcel at Taylor Yard is the next great park along the L.A. River in a community that is park poor, income poor, and of color. Take part in site tours and workshops to ensure the City hears your […]

Healthy Living in the Parklands AARP Open Spaces Work Group #healthylivingparklands

AARP Open Spaces Work Group work shop on parks, health, and older adults. Descanso Gardens Tea House, Jan. 17, 2018. L-R Carolyn De Vinny AARP, David McNeil Baldwin Hills Conservancy, Jane Beesley L.A. County Recreation & Parks Open Space District, […]

Healthy Living in the Parklands for All! #healthylivingparklands

Visit www.healthylivingparklands.org regularly for updates! Baldwin Hills Park People, Wildlife, Places, and Values The Healthy Living in the Parklands Initiative gets people active and healthy through parks, schools, museums, and health centers. Diverse allies are working on people, wildlife, places, […]

National Academy of Medicine #PromoteHealthEquity #TakeActionComics

ow.ly/8dNS30hsWXL One of the top 5 most downloaded reports by the National Academies of 323 released in 2017! […]

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood on Contamination, Parks, and Health Justice

Maywood residents know the local industrial sector has polluted their City and River. The Lower L.A. River in Maywood Pollution burdens keep people from healthy active recreation in Maywood. A long-time active community member expressed his frustration about how nothing […]

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Hike

Willis Creek Narrows Trail in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument The City Project’s Tim Mok visits Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Visit The City Project’s work with diverse allies #MonumentsForAll! […]

The Year in Pictures 2017 Please Support The City Project!

Please donate now to support our work on equal justice, democracy, and livability for all! And make all your Amazon purchases at smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3465254 and Amazon donates to The City Project! Click on the captions for more information. GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award The City Project […]

Dr. James Weinstein Improving Health Equity and Health Care The Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Weinstein writes: Equality and equal opportunity are deeply rooted in our national values, wherein everyone has a fair shot to succeed with hard work. That said, there remain unacceptable disparities and inequities in our society and around the world. […]

Parar la pared para proteger a personas, vida silvestre, lugares y valores #stopthewall

El muro fronterizo entre Estados Unidos y México amenaza a las comunidades marginadas y a las especies en peligro de extinción, además de encarnar odio y división. In English La región fronteriza es sagrada para los pueblos indígenas como los […]