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The City Project welcomes UCLA Intern Alex Ruppert!

Alex Ruppert recently joined the City Project as an intern. Alex is a senior at UCLA, where he majors in history, with minors in Anthropology and Civic Engagement. Alex focuses on the imperial age in world history, and how the […]

“Harming Communities of Color” Explains Why Republican Attacks on NEPA are an Environmental Justice Issue

On October 2, Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee published “Harming Communities of Color” to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15). The publication shows how protecting the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) will protect Latinos and […]

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 […]

The City Project Welcomes Policy Analyst Elizabeth Chi!

                                Elizabeth Chi, a Policy Analyst at The City Project, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences, concentrating on Climate […]

The City Project Welcomes Policy Analyst Hannah Daly!

                      Hannah Sumiko Daly joins The City Project as a Policy Analyst. She recently graduated from UC Berkeley, where she studied Public Health and Anthropology. For her senior capstone project, […]

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 […]

Immaculate Conception Catholic School 100th Anniversary Sept 14 Transformative Power of Education and Teachers

The transformative power of education and great teachers. Sister Mary Vincent IHM, my grade 6 teacher and the principal of the school, called me into her office once. She said sadly to me, “I hear you told a dirty joke.” […]

#STOPKAVANAUGH LDF NY Times Save Diversity, Economic Vitality, Right to Vote, Police Accountability for All!

The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund opposes Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court because of his rulings on matters of racial and economic equality. He Supports Racial Blindness Over Diversity and Ending Discrimination He Defends Police Misconduct Over Our […]