“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….]


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….]

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Hoover Commission Hearing on CEQA

March 16, 2023 Little Hoover Commission 925 L Street, Suite 805 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 445-2125 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….]

Environmental & Housing Justice Platform (EHJP)

Environmental and Housing Justice Platform Endorsements

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….]

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

ARTICLE: CEQA Protects California Despite Special Interests’ “Big Lie”

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….]