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….]
Organizational endorsers of the Environmental and Housing Justice Platform (EHJP) Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) Beverly-Vermont Community Land Trust California Coalition for Rural Housing California Environmental Voters (Formerly CLCV) Catholic Charities Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice (CCAEJ) Center [More….]
Unfortunately, in recent months, a Big Lie about the California Environmental Quality Act has been popping up around California, and it has serious implications for public health and the environment. By Roger Lin and Douglas Carstens For more information, see the Daily Journal. Download article [More….]
CEJA’s newest policy platform can inform advocacy and policy-making at both the state and local levels. We hope to unite with like-minded organizations and individuals to advance a real vision for environmental and housing justice.
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….]
La Importancia de la Planificación para la Justicia Ambiental Descargar Kit de Herramientas para la Implementación de SB 1000 El Planeamiento para la Ley de Comunidades Saludables SB 1000 se convirtió en ley en 2016 exigiendo que las ciudades y condados adopten un elemento de [More….]
Caroline Farrell interviewed by Reimagine podcast producer Jess Clarke Jess Clarke: What does CalEnviroScreen (CES) mean? What is it currently used for? What does it do? Caroline Farrell: CalEnviroScreen is an environmental mapping tool that was developed by the state of California, specifically the Office [More….]
1. What is a cumulative impact assessment, and how does it compare to a risk assessment? CalEnviroScreen looks at the impacts of pollution in communities by analyzing “factors that are not routinely included” in a risk assessment.  While the terms risk and impact are [More….]