NEW

“Designing Equitable Policy” Webinar Recap – Video, Slides, and FAQ

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….]

Los Angeles

AB 1628: Redefining Environmental Justice for California

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….]

NEW

2018 Green Zones Report

CEJA is proud to announce the release of our newest Green Zones Across California report for 2018! This updated 36-page report highlights nine different Green Zones case studies where members of different environmental justice communities have led their own projects and visions for achieving Green Zones. [More….]

CalEnviroScreen

Digging Deep on CalEnviroScreen

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….]

POLICY

Table 1. Case Studies: The Power of Community-Led Decision-Making

CEJA’s Rethinking Local Control Report highlights eight case studies to illustrate how community-led decision-making can lead to more effective policies, programs, and planning decisions that can create healthy and thriving neighborhoods. CASE STUDY ISSUES AND COMMUNITY IMPACT Local Community Campaigns A Community Fights against a [More….]

Los Angeles

CASE STUDY: A Clean Up Green  Up Ordinance for Los Angeles 

For the past 24 years, the Los Angeles  Collaborative for Environmental Health and Justice  has been taking on industries, local governments,  and regulatory agencies in order to improve the  quality of life for communities disproportionately  impacted by pollution. It was formed in 1996  when Communities [More….]