February 6, 2017A new report shows again that our largest climate polluters are located disproportionately in communities of color, and along with the greenhouse gases they emit comes a whole slew of toxic air contaminants that clog our lungs and impact our quality of life. We must confront core equity issues to truly win on climate policy.
January 20, 2017The Development Director will develop and implement strategies for fund development at CEJA. The Director will be responsible for growing CEJA’s annual budget, including maintaining and developing relationships with funders, developing new prospects, ensuring all grant reporting and proposals are completed, as well as developing strategies to diversify CEJA’s funding sources.
January 17, 2017Oxnard’s low-income Latino and immigrant families have borne the burden of pollution for too long. It’s time for Oxnard to have the clean air and clean energy they deserve. We urge the California Energy Commission to stop making Oxnard the sacrifice zone.
January 13, 2017CEJA is proud to release our 4th Environmental Justice Scorecard for the 2016 Legislative Session. This scorecard is the only one in the state to assess how well California’s elected officials supported actions to address environmental issues that impact low-income communities and communities of color. Building on the growing success and support of environmental justice issues over the past several… Read More
November 14, 2016Our partners at Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability are leading community-based efforts in Fresno, which has an opportunity to model what the TCC program could look like for the rest of the state by working with residents to ensure these new investments reach the most impacted neighborhoods.
October 28, 2016CEJA demands strong and immediate action to put an end to the Dakota Access Pipeline construction and urges President Obama and the incoming President to support solutions that cut our dependence on dirty fossil fuels and invest in an equitable energy economy that benefits the communities most impacted by climate change.
October 5, 2016This year's 17 ballot measures include critical issues that impact communities of color and our 2016 Environmental Justice Voter Guide can help you decide where you stand. People of color are building political power and are only growing into a stronger electorate. Join us!
September 15, 2016The California Assembly and Senate passed 5 bills in 2016 that advance a range of important measures to address the disproportionate burden of pollution and climate change on communities of color in California.
September 15, 2016CalEnviroScreen is a critical tool to ensure we can effectively advance policies that protect and benefit communities that have been historically overburdened by pollution and poverty and is now being used in statewide policies to create explicit commitments to improving our state’s most vulnerable areas.
September 14, 2016California's cap-and-trade program is not delivering local emission reductions, public health or air quality benefits to residents in low-income communities and communities of color. This groundbreaking analysis uncovers new findings and strategies to improve the tracking of future emission and equity impacts to meet our ambitious climate goals.