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Tag: Free the Beach!

Celebrate Bruce’s Beach and Black L.A. CA Coastal Commission #EnvironmentalJustice

Dear Chair Bocho, Honorable Commissioners, Director Ainsworth, and Esteemed Staff Members: Congratulations and thank you again for adopting the Environmental Justice Policy on March 8. We are delighted to be part of the diverse allies who stand behind you. We were […]

Coastal Commission unanimously adopts Environmental Justice Policy with support of diverse allies! @TheCACoast

The California Coastal Commission unanimously adopted the Environmental Justice Policy March 8, with the support of diverse and growing allies. The Policy is the Magna Carta of coastal justice in California. The Policy is a best practice for local, state, […]

Enact California Coastal Commission Environmental Justice Policy Free the Beach! English y español UPDATE

The California Coastal Commission unanimously adopted the Environmental Justice Policy at its March 8, 2019, public meeting, with a diverse and growing alliance supporting adoption and implementation. The Policy is available at available at bit.ly/2GCmmpd (Revised Public Review Draft (Feb. […]

Victory for Coastal Justice NRPA

NRPA reported on the epic struggle to free the California coast at Hollister Ranch and beyond in August 2018. That coverage helped diversify support for coastal justice, and opposition to a proposed settlement between wealthy beachfront private property owners and […]

Hollister Court Upholds Public Right to Be Heard on Coastal Justice for All Free the Beach! #hollisterranch @TheCACoast

Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Colleen K. Sterne upheld the public’s right to be heard on coastal justice for all, and refused to approve the proposed settlement between wealthy beach front property owners and state agencies, in a ruling finalized […]

Coastal Justice CA Coastal Commission Environmental Justice Policy Statement Free the Beach!

We are proud of California LULAC, GreenLatinos, Native American leader Robert Bracamontes, and The City Project working with the California Coastal Commission and its staff on the January 2019 draft environmental justice policy statement: “The California Coastal Commission’s commitment to […]

Shifting tide for beach access LA Times Azul, The City Project, CA LULAC, GreenLatinos, Robert Bracamontes

The City Project and Free the Beach! pushed for California’s new environmental justice law, which explicitly authorizes coastal officials to consider not only impacts to plants, animals and coastal habitats when making decisions, but also the effects on underrepresented communities. […]

SUPPORT Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access AB 2534 Limón as Revised

English / Español Dear Assemblymember Limon: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos, and The City Project generally support AB 2534: Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access, and we respectfully offer the revision below to strengthen access to and support for […]

APOYAR Fondos para Programas Equitativos del Medio Ambiente y la Cultura, y Acceso Costero AB 2534 Limón revisado

English / Español Estimada Asambleísta Limón: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos y The City Project / Proyecto del Pueblo generalmente respaldan AB 2534 (Outdoor Equity Grants y Coastal Access), y respetuosamente ofrecemos una revisión a para fortalecer aún más […]

Free the Beach! Hollister Ranch NRPA Parks & Recreation

By Robert García Open Space August 2018 Two miles from Gaviota State Park beach, just west of Santa Barbara, California, sits Hollister Ranch, a gated community that’s one of the last large holdings of property along the California shore. State […]