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Category: Culture, History and Art

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 […]

Gerald Torres GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award 2018!

Congratulations to Gerald Torres on receiving the GreenLatinos Living Legacy Award 2018! No one deserves the Award as much as Gerald. Gerald, the Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law at Cornell, is a leader in Critical Race Theory, Environmental Justice, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

SUPPORT Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access AB 2534 Limón as Revised

English / Español Dear Assemblymember Limon: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos, and The City Project generally support AB 2534: Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access, and we respectfully offer the revision below to strengthen access to and support for […]

APOYAR Fondos para Programas Equitativos del Medio Ambiente y la Cultura, y Acceso Costero AB 2534 Limón revisado

English / Español Estimada Asambleísta Limón: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos y The City Project / Proyecto del Pueblo generalmente respaldan AB 2534 (Outdoor Equity Grants y Coastal Access), y respetuosamente ofrecemos una revisión a para fortalecer aún más […]

Festival Guatemalteco Agosto 25-26 Parque de Lafayette L.A.

Festival Chapin 2018 on August 25 and 26 in Lafayette Park Place & 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA, features Guatemalan culture, craft, and folklore, celebrity guests, international artists, and typical food from Central America. Festival Chapin is free and attracts […]