To celebrate the release of our recent Environmental and Housing Justice Platform (EHJP), CEJA has produced a community-friendly glossary of environmental justice and planning terms to provide additional context and explanation for the values, policies, and principles presented in the platform. [More….]
CEJA is pleased to announce a new policy initiative in response to the housing and environmental crises in our state. In conversation with our partners, allies and the community we are building a platform to provide safe, healthy and affordable housing for all. [More….]
A presentation by Jorge Gonzalez organizer for the Environmental Health Coalition in Barrio Logan. Resources for the case study Video of Jorge Gonzalez presentation on Restricted Truck Route Campaign in Barrio Logan (62mb .mov) Slide presentation Full Video Recording Audio Recording Policy Rec_SD (policy brief) [More….]
In our newest report, we lift up an effective framework for advancing not only California’s environmental and climate goals, but all policies that impact public health and neighborhood well-being. [More….]
On April 1, 2020, CEJA’s Green Zones Committee hosted “Designing Equitable Policy: How to Advance Environmental Justice and Community Leadership in Your Work.” This webinar featured EJ community leaders and advocates who shared their stories on why it’s important to center EJ community voices in environmental [More….]
The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is an important tool for advancing environmental justice (EJ) and protecting the rights of communities disproportionately impacted by pollution and poverty in our state. While CEQA “streamlining” policies have been viewed as the best way to address our state’s housing shortage, such ideas are based upon misleading narratives and misinformation. [More….]
Join us on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM for Designing Equitable Policy: How to Advance Environmental Justice and Community Leadership in Your Work.
Register today at: https://bit.ly/eqpolicy [More….]