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Category: Transportation Justice

San Gabriel Mountains: A Symbol of Environmental Justice @Next100Cltn @NRDC

As America’s national monuments come under attack by this administration, civil rights attorney Robert García shares the story of his personal connection to the San Gabriels. ROBERT GARCIA, THE CITY PROJECT: Going up the San Gabriel Mountains is a great […]

Whitewashing the L.A. River? Displacement and Equitable Greening

Revitalizing the Los Angeles River once offered hope for a more sustainable, livable and socially just city. Whose dreams will come true, and who will be left behind? Civil rights, environmental justice, and health equity strategies by the people offer […]

#ActOnClimate #ConsumptionStrike #ParisClimateAccord #ClimateJustice #GreenLatinos #Resist

Read Samuel David García’s policy report Latinos and Climate Change: Opinions, Impacts, and Responses (GreenLatinos and The City Project 2016). Join the nationwide 48 hour #ConsumptionStrike starting Thursday, June 1, at 4pm ET #SpendNothing for 48 hours in response to […]

#GreenLatinos 5 Generations Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, Conservation & Climate, Health, Culture & Jobs Advocates

Mark Magaña GreenLatinos, Robert García The City Project, Tom Saenz MALDEF, John Huerta Smithsonian, MALDEF, CRLA, Chris Espinosa & Andrea Delgado GreenLatinos with Xavier – why we all work together to do what we do . . . The 2017 National […]

Smithsonian Anacostia Newsletter Community Driven Collaborations for Park Access and Health Equity in LA

Community-driven collaborations have helped make people’s lives better through park access and health equity in Los Angeles over the past 17 years. The recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity recommends community-driven […]

NRPA National Academies Reducing Health Disparities and Promoting Health Equity #PromoteHealthEquity

Click here to see all of the recommendations and key findings, or to download a copy of the complete report or comic. This column is available online or as an eZine and in the hard copy edition of National Recreation […]

Raul Macías and Anahuak Youth Sports Association LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

Q. I want to get back to the park itself. Obviously there were different proposals for things that might be done with the land. The school, the Buddhist temple, a park, various things at different points. I would just be […]

Juanita Tate Concerned Citizens South Central LA LA State Historic Park Oral History #LASHP

Here’s another bit of the Cornfield story. Juanita Tate from Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles fought with us from the beginning for L.A. State Historic Park. She was the head of Concerned Citizens of Southcentral Los Angeles, one […]

Gangs Watts Peace Truce Bloods Crips Parks & Recreation Riots & Rebellion

“Parks & Recreation. Los Angeles parks shall receive a complete face-lift, and develop activities and programs in the parks throughout the night. Stages, pools, and courts shall be reconstructed and resurfaced, and the city shall provide highly visible security 24 […]

Support San Gabriel Mountains & Other #NationalMonuments Pasadena Star-News

The April 26 executive order on national monuments is an attack on people and places and could mean shrinking the borders of monuments or rescinding their designation altogether. Supporters of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, officially dedicated by President […]