California Environmental Justice Alliance

Building Healthy Communities from the Ground up

Campaign Updates

Environmental Justice Wins in the 2016 Legislative Session

Environmental Justice Wins in the 2016 Legislative Session

2016 was another big year for environmental justice and CEJA is extremely proud to have helped the passage of six key environmental justice bills! We are grateful to everyone who helped make these historic wins! Read our full analysis of EJ in the 2016 Legislative Session.
Is your building eligible for the new Multifamily Solar Roofs Program?

Is your building eligible for the new Multifamily Solar Roofs Program?

Our communities are on the frontline of the environmental and economic crises in our state and it is long overdue that we find better ways to integrate affordable housing into the green economy. With this new mapping tool, we can now see exactly the areas of the state where this market lies.
2016 Environmental Justice Legislative Agenda

2016 Environmental Justice Legislative Agenda

Read our full 2016 Environmental Justice Legislative Agenda to learn more about all the bills we're working on this year!
2016 Green Zones Legislation

2016 Green Zones Legislation

Grounded in local organizing, we seek to advance statewide policies that address the common roots and lift up the core principles of all Green Zones. Read about our 3 priority bills to advance healthy, thriving neighborhoods across the state!
Diane Takvorian Joins California Air Resources Board!

Diane Takvorian Joins California Air Resources Board!

CEJA congratulates our co-founder and steering committee member, Diane Takvorian, Executive Director of Environmental Health Coalition, as the 1st environmental justice representative to join the California Air Resources Board!
California Public Utilities Commission Delays Proposed Power Plant on Oxnard's Coast

California Public Utilities Commission Delays Proposed Power Plant on Oxnard’s Coast

The CPUC is finally listening to the needs of environmental justice communities and issued a proposed decision that delays the contract between Southern California Edison and NRG for yet another gas-fired power plant in Oxnard.
Environmental Justice Victories in the 2015 Legislative Session

Environmental Justice Victories in the 2015 Legislative Session

CEJA and our members were thrilled to see several of our priority bills signed by Governor Brown. Read our full analysis of the 2015 legislative session to see what passed and where the fight continues.
Governor Brown Signs Nation’s Biggest Solar Bill for Low-Income Renters in History

Governor Brown Signs Nation’s Biggest Solar Bill for Low-Income Renters in History

The Multifamily Affordable Housing Renewable Energy Program will ensure low-income tenants of affordable housing projects benefit from on-site solar installations.