Yearly Archives: 2018
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, […]
Saint Oscar Romero Assassinated by US Backed Death Squad Celebrating Mass in El Salvador. Is the Pope Latino?
Pope Francis declared a saint Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador who was assassinated by a CIA backed death squad in El Salvador in 1980 while the liberation theologist was celebrating Mass. The US backed military opened fire and […]
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 […]
Equal Access to Pools, Schools, Parks, and Beaches JUMMP SwimLA
The Miguel Contreras High School Pool, Los Angeles, CA The struggle continues for equal access to pools, schools, and pools: 79 percent of children whose families make less than $50,000 a year cannot swim. The 2017 study by the […]
Provide Long Term Funding and Support for Land and Water Conservation Fund for All!
Congress established the Land and Water Conservation Fund in 1964 in a bipartisan commitment to safeguard our natural areas, water resources and cultural heritage, and to provide recreation opportunities for all. The fund invests earnings from offshore oil and gas […]
Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity 2018 National Public Health Law Conference The City Project October 4-6
The 2018 National Public Health Law Conference‘s theme is “Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity” in Phoenix, AZ. “Neighborhoods Matter: Using Law to Improve Communities through Access to Transportation, Green Spaces, and Stable and Healthy Housing” will […]
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 […]