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Yearly Archives: 2017

L.A. Gothic

Amy Lethbridge of Community Nature Connection and The City Project’s Robert García hold the Official L.A. State Historic Park Gold Shovel (OLASHPGS) at the grand opening of the park on EarthJustice Day 2017. The OLASHPGS is signed by Governor Jerry […]

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 […]

Protect Native American Values & National Monuments Robert Bracamontes Black Crow #DefendOurMonuments #MonumentsforAll #BearsEars

Dear Secretaries Zinke and Ross: We support national monuments with distinct historic and cultural value to Native Americans, and oppose review by this administration under Executive Order 13792 and related actions. The U.S. Department of the Interior has identified 27 […]

Public Comments #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #InternationalMayanLeague #BearsEars #MonumentsforAll

Dear Secretaries Zinke and Ross: We oppose review of national monuments pursuant to Executive Order 13792 and related actions. The U.S. Department of the Interior has identified 27 monuments that could be scaled back or even eliminated. Secretary Zinke issued […]

De Prensa Libre al NY Times recorrido de museo NuMu de Guatemala a LACMA Kickstarter

LACMA trasladará el recinto de arte contemporáneo más pequeño del mundo de Guatemala. Acclaimed 89-year old Guatemalan composer Joaquín Orellana will be the subject of the mobile NuMu exhibition. ¡El primer y único museo de arte contemporáneo de Guatemala sale […]

121 Law Profs President Does Not Have Power to Eliminate or Shrink National Monuments #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

We the undersigned 121 law professors with expertise in environmental, natural resources, and administrative law, and related fields, submit these comments to express our serious concerns with the process initiated by Executive Order (EO) 13792, which directs the Secretary of […]

NRPA Stop the Monumental Mistake #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

Stand in solidarity and resistance with we the people to support national monuments and the Antiquities Act. Visit www.monumentsforall.org for a complete list of monuments under attack and to submit comments before June 10. NRPA Parks & Recreation Magazine / […]

Gentrification and Displacement, a Constant Concern Along the L.A. River

I took part in the L.A. River Tour with the Urban Waters partnership. Along with excitement about revitalization, people were concerned about gentrification and displacement, especially when the tour arrived at Marsh Park in the Elysian Valley. Housing prices have […]

Soy immigrante. Anniversary of US overthrow of democratically elected Guatemala government

The US violation of international law and human rights in Guatemala led to the killing or disappearance of 200,000 Guatemalan people, the kidnapping and torture of many more, and genocide against Mayan people. Guatemala is an impoverished, oppressed, proud, and […]