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….]
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….]
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….]
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….]
To kick off the release of CEJA’s newest Green Zones report and website, a panel of three environmental justice community experts discussed how people-powered planning is bringing affordable housing, clean air, and sustainable and equitable development to nine communities across California. [More….]
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….]
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….]
A presentation by Jorge Gonzalez organizer for the Environmental Health Coalition in Barrio Logan. Barrio Logan has some of the worst air quality in the the state of California. Its surrounded by freeways and is host to the 10th Avenue Marine Terminal of the port [More….]