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.
Front and Center in Climate Policy: Environmental Justice Plays Key Role in Winning Next Generation Of Climate Policies
August 25, 2016These victories of SB 32 and AB 197 demonstrate the truth to what environmental and climate justice groups have been saying for several years: to be successful, and to win on climate, we must address the impacts on communities of color.
August 22, 2016Check out photos and videos from an incredible day of workshops, panels, and strategy sessions to explore intersections between Green Zones and Just Transition, share ideas for strengthening and expanding Green Zones across the state, and continue building the statewide movement for #HealthyHoods.
August 20, 2016We need to pass AB 2722 to advance community-led climate equity. Read this blog by Dr. Manuel Pastor on how this innovative new program will help lift up groundbreaking policies like Clean Up Green Up and allow cities, local jurisdictions, and communities to accelerate sustainability by proposing and developing their own solutions!
July 12, 2016CEJA stands with the Black Lives Matter movement and calls for an end to the killing of Black people in the US, and for our decision-makers to urgently enact fundamental changes in our policing systems.