San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO: People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights (PODER)

San Francisco’s Mission District is the heart of the city’s working-class Latinx community. In the northeast area of the Mission, land use planning policies have prioritized expensive condominium and retail spaces, often pushing out longtime residents and the small locally owned stores that provide income [More….]


RICHMOND: The Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) & Communities for a Better Environment (CBE)

Richmond’s story is one of community organizing, vision, and inspiration. In a city that is almost 90 percent people of color, that has faced a legacy of environmental racism, blight, and economic divestment for decades, community groups are building Our Power. This vision centers frontline [More….]