December 17, 2020 Statement on the Nomination of Michael Regan for EPA Administrator Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) issued the following statement in response to the appointment of Michael Regan, the former Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, to the EPA Administrator role: “We congratulate Michael Regan on his … Read More
December 14, 2020 California Environmental Justice Leaders Call on Biden to Appoint EPA Leader with a ‘Proven Track Record’ on Environmental Justice Kevin de Leon, Heather Mcteer Toney, and Mathy Stanislaus Named as ‘Promising Candidates’ Sacramento, CA – Today, California environmental justice advocates announced their support for key candidates for the EPA Administrator position. “We’re encouraged by the news that … Read More
New Appointments Hold Promise for More Progressive, Equitable Direction for the California Air Resources BoardFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2020 New Appointments Hold Promise for More Progressive, Equitable Direction for the California Air Resources Board Governor Newsom appoints 3 women of color, long-time environmental justice advocate to CARB Board SACRAMENTO, CA—Today, Governor Newsom announced his appointment of Liane Randolph to the position of CARB Board Chair, along with Gideon Kracov, Dr. Tania Pacheco-Werner, Davina … Read More
70+ Organizations Oppose CARB Chair Mary Nichols for EPANichols’ signature programs created ‘environmental sacrifice zones’ WASHINGTON – Over 70 organizations, led by California-based environmental justice groups, sent a letter to President-Elect Biden on Tuesday urging him to reject Mary Nichols as a prospective nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Nichols has served… Read More
Communities of Color Continue to Lead on Environmental & Climate JusticeDear community, It has been an overwhelming and painful year for communities throughout the state. As families face multiple crises, the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) continues to fight for solutions that will address the long-term exposures/violence of environmental racism and climate injustice in California. As an alliance of … Read More
Thank you to all who joined CEJA’s #2020Congreso: Rising up for a #JustRecovery! More than 200 powerful EJ leaders came together virtually from August 11-12 to experience over two days of inspiring speakers, uplifting performances, skill-building workshops, and celebrations for our EJ Leadership Awardees. Read below for highlights from our 2020 Congreso!