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.
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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….]
The people that are most equipped to transform toxic hotspots into healthy neighborhoods are the those who live in these areas that face these problems on a daily basis. Despite this, many frontline environmental justice (EJ) communities are often excluded and are denied from having a say in key environmental and land use decisions that impact their health. [More….]
On July 20, 2019, CEJA partnered with PODER (People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights) to lead a Green Zones Community Tour of the Mission and Excelsior districts of San Francisco. [More….]
December 4, 2018 – SAN DIEGO, CA – San Diego City Council adopted a resolution to protect Barrio Logan residents from the pollution created by heavy duty trucks driving through the community. The resolution, proposed by Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) in early 2018, will establish [More….]