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Yearly Archives: 2019

African American, Latino Hispanic, Asian American Indigenous The City Project Save SFGWHS Mural

Tuesday 08/06/19 10:30AM News Conference Doctor Amos C. Brown (Chairman of Religious Affairs, President of San Francisco NAACP) will be joined Northern California NAACP Branch Officer Rev. Arnold G. Townsend, Vice President, Alfred Williams President and Chairman of Directors of The San Francisco African American […]

House Natural Resources Committee Oversight Hearing When Science Gets Trumped: Scientific Integrity at US Department of the Interior

This hearing also shows why advocates must engage in combined organizing and legal strategies, not only “timid supplications for justice” without legal strategies (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.). And why “education but not advocacy” is an oxymoron. Educating others based […]

Mueller Testimony Live Guide

The most important act of public engagement for each person in the nation on Wednesday, July 24, is to watch live the Robert Mueller testimony beginning at 8:30 am ET on all major news outlets. Most people in the US […]

PRRAC Handbook: Legal Standards for Measuring Progress and Accountability

Park bonds in California show why legal standards are necessary for progress and accountability. In 2006, California voters passed Prop. 84, a bond measure authorizing $5.4 billion in public investments to improve water, parks, coastal protection, and natural resources. Prop. […]

PRRAC Handbook: Data Collection and Analysis

Data collection and analysis are integral in applying the legal framework environmental justice, health equity, and civil rights to hold agencies accountable and measure progress. The City Project has relied on data, GIS mapping and demographic analyses in every organizing […]

PRRAC Handbook: Education and Civil Rights

Education and civil rights are undeniably linked. In 2016, a University of Southern California study on physical fitness in 900 California public schools found that there are significant racial, economic, and achievement indicators that affect student fitness across all districts. […]

Recomendaciones para legislación basada en la histórica Cumbre del Congreso sobre la Justicia Ambiental, la Equidad en el Salud y los Derechos Civiles Esp/Eng

In English Recomendaciones Comunidades en la vanguardia Trabajan con el Presidente del Comité Raúl Grijalva y (D-AZ), el Representante A. Donald McEachin (D-VA), otros congresistas, y expertos de todos los EE.UU. La histórica Cumbre de Justicia Ambiental del Congreso de […]

PRRAC Handbook: Public Lands, Waters, and Monuments; Community Planning and Administrative Action

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the National Park Service have both applied the legal framework to green access in Los Angeles and concluded: (1) there is not enough park space, especially for children of color and low-income […]

Recommendations for Legislation based on Historic Congressional Summit on Environmental Justice, Health Equity & Civil Rights

En Español The historic Congressional Environmental Justice Summit, in the first convening of its kind ever, provided a venue for community activists and practitioners to communicate their needs directly to members of Congress who are committed to alleviating longstanding inequities […]

Historic Drafting Environmental Justice Bill Based on Public Feedback from Congressional Environmental Justice Summit

Happy to work with Chair Raúl Grijalva and front line environmental justice, health equity, and civil rights communities organizing the Summit . . . Washington D.C. – Chair Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-Va.) hosted a historic […]