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!
Day 1: Grounding us in the… Read More
The Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program just celebrated the completion of its first year and paid tribute to all of the advocates who advocated for SOMAH in 2015 at this year’s 2020 Congreso! This program could not have launched at a more important time – as we face a global pandemic, our country grapples with its racist systems, … Read More
CEJA Policy Manager
POSITION DESCRIPTION – Download the full position description hereThe Policy Manager will be responsible for working with the CEJA Policy & Political Director, staff and members to advance a policy agenda that is centered on key environmental justice and social justice issues affecting California’s low-income communities and communities of color. The focus will be on the… Read More
A Message of Solidarity with Survivors of Sexual Violence and the Environmental Justice Community of the Inland Empire
A Message of Solidarity with Survivors of Sexual Violence and the Environmental Justice Community of the Inland EmpireThe California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) stands in solidarity and strong support of women who recently shared their allegations publicly of sexual harassment and rape by former CCAEJ Executive Director, Allen Hernandez. We are grateful to Ericka Flores and Mina Barragán for … Read More
Elected officials and legislation may get the majority of headlines, but California’s regulatory agencies wield vast power in decision-making that directly affects whether and how disproportionate environmental impacts on communities of color are remedied or exacerbated. For years, CEJA’s members and partners have deeply engaged in state agencies’ proceedings, raising our voices to advocate for the priorities of residents who … Read More