March 16, 2023 Little Hoover Commission 925 L Street, Suite 805 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 445-2125 LittleHoover@lhc.ca.gov Re: Hearing on the Effects of the California Environmental Quality Act Dear Commissioners: On behalf of the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and undersigned organizations, we would like [More….]
Letter to the Los Angeles Times To the Editor: CEQA saves lives. For many front-line communities impacted by the climate crisis, CEQA is the only pathway to secure vital public health protections during land development. Your editorial highlights the potential misuse of this law by [More….]
A small community in South Fresno, represented by Ashley Werner and the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability, uses the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to stop a large warehouse project that would have threatened the health of its residents. To learn more about a [More….]
By Nourhan Ibrahim, CEJA Volunteer The Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice (CCAEJ) is a progressive base-building organization located in the Inland Valley region of Southern California. In 1993, CCAEJ became an official nonprofit organization founded on the belief that residents not only have [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….]
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.