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Tag: Green Justice

Generations of Diverse Advocates for Green Justice LA State Historic Park WAPOW

L to R: Kenneth Mok, Robert García, Sam García, Dorcas Mok, Kit Hing, Bo Gun, Tim Mok Tim Mok recently talked at a site tour of LA State Historic Park. “I live on Bunker Hill Avenue in Chinatown. My family have been residents of […]

Field of Dreams: The Cornfield Throughout Los Angeles History KCET

Grand Opening Robert Garcia of The City Project . . . organized a civil rights challenge under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits racial or ethnic discrimination in federally funded programs. They filed this complaint with HUD, […]

Power to Thrive: The Intersection of Health, Environment and Equity, December 5 The City Project

We invite you to join us at the Waterville Opera House in Maine on Monday, December 5 at 6:30pm for a free public talk with civil rights leader Cesar De La Vega and health researcher Ming Kuo, joined in conversation […]

G2 Green Earth Film Festival, Diversity and Inclusion in Environmentalism, The City Project

The 4th Annual G2 Green Earth Film Festival held August 5 – 7 featured environmental film screenings, panel discussions, live music and more, in the hopes of promoting an atmosphere of like minded eco-conscious individuals through film and art. The City […]

The City Project’s Robert Garcia Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice Community Spotlight Series

Photo by Carlton Eley / U.S. EPA Office of Environmental Justice The City Project’s Robert García was the featured speaker at the Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (EJ IWG)’s Community Spotlight series on July 28 in Washington, D.C. EJ IWG facilitates […]

EPA EJ 2020 Public Comments Park Access as a Civil Rights, Health, and Environmental Justice Issue

The City Project with diverse allies submitted public comments on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s draft EJ 2020 Action Agenda (EJ 2020), the environmental justice strategic plan for 2016-2020. Our comments highlight park access as a compelling civil rights, health, and […]

EPA Urban Waters National Training Workshop, July 26 – 28, The City Project

The City Project’s Robert Garcia is a featured speaker at the Urban Waters National Training Workshop sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, on behalf of the Urban Waters Federal Partnership. The conference takes place July 26 – 28 in Arlington, […]

Take Action on #OurParks, LA County Board of Supervisors Hearing July 5

Los Angeles County has the opportunity to improve park access for all. Safe, quality parks and open space play an essential role in the social, health, environmental, and economic vitality of our communities in Los Angeles County. On July 5th, […]

Los Angeles County 14th Annual Parks Summit, The City Project’s Cesar De La Vega

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation hosted the 14th Annual Parks Summit on Thursday, June 2nd, at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Arcadia. The City Project’s Cesar De La Vega participated in […]

San Joaquin Valley Parks Summit, Panelist Cesar De La Vega The City Project

Fresno State co-hosted a day long conference on Thursday, May 12th to understand the complexity of park development and its links to other issues such as planning, economic development, health and sustainability. The City Project’s Cesar De La Vega participated […]