October 28, 2021With gratitude and appreciation we write to share that Gladys Limón will be transitioning out of her role as CEJA Executive Director after four years of bold and impactful leadership of our alliance.
July 5, 2022
June 29, 2022The Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) Program is one example of a successful program counteracting energy debt by providing solar energy—and economic benefits— to low income tenants.
June 20, 2022View here as a PDF.… Read More
March 21, 2022To sum up a year of struggle and progress, the California Environmental Justice Alliance assessed the voting record of all 120 California legislators to see who took a stand for environmental justice in 2021, and who sided with powerful corporate interests instead of the people. Read the card today!
December 8, 2021The Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program is uniquely designed to prioritize tenant benefits and opportunities. Unlike similar iterations of previous programs, at least fifty-one percent of the solar energy system must serve tenant energy needs, and property owners are expressly prohibited from recapturing tenant savings through increases in rent, even if the tenants are part of a utility … Read More
November 17, 2021A sustained campaign against the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), led by polluting industries, real estate developers, and other special interests, has repeatedly and falsely claimed that — despite a mountain of evidence to the contrary — California’s preeminent environmental law is somehow fueling the state’s housing crisis.
September 20, 2021As low income and communities of color face an affordability crisis, rising rates, major utility debt, economic insecurity, and ongoing power outages, the group released the following statement.
What are Community Emissions Reduction Programs (CERP) – and why are environmental justice advocates working to reform them?
August 20, 2021The city of Shafter, California sits between pistachio, almond, potato and cotton fields – and fields of bobbying pumpjacks. A community of 18,000, Shafter residents face a combination of pesticide exposure and bad air quality due to the industrial agriculture and oil and gas fields that surround their homes.
“Emissions from vehicles and semi trucks impact our air, together with… Read More