May 3, 2017Climate change is impacting all of California, but hits low-income communities and communities of color first and worst. The next phase California’s climate leadership and innovation depends on placing environmental justice principles at the core of climate policy to ensure we are addressing critical air quality issues related to cap & trade in EJ communities. Read these powerful stories of residents on the frontlines of climate change.
April 25, 2017We're recruiting our first Executive Director to bring dynamic, visionary, and unifying leadership to guide our collective work to the next level of impact. We want to strengthen and grow our leadership and bring in renewed energy, ideas, and a bold vision to build on our successes and help us further build the social and environmental justice movement. Help us find the new strategic leadership to lead the next phase of our evolution!
April 12, 2017California must stay committed to solutions that will reduce the high levels of air pollution in toxic hotspots and most effectively reduce climate change in our state. CEJA is working to keep equity and environmental justice at the center of the current debates on climate change to ensure our communities are not left behind. Read more about the environmental justice outcomes we want to see from any carbon pricing legislation this year.
February 27, 2017We need your help to stop a fourth dirty natural gas power plant in Oxnard! It’s time for Oxnard’s low-income Latino and immigrant families to have the clean air and clean energy they deserve. We must urge the California Energy Commission to stop making Oxnard a sacrifice zone!… Read More
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.
November 18, 2016Improving local land use planning can help reduce disproportionate environmental and health impacts in our state’s toxic hotspots, moving us closer to Healthy Hoods. Thanks to SB 1000, for the first time ever, environmental justice will now be incorporated into land use planning. Read about what this means for Oakland!
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.