September 5, 2020
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
July 28, 2020
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
November 1, 2019In order to ensure a reliable and safe energy system, we need community-led, innovative energy solutions respond to our climate and economic needs. We need greater community ownership of our energy system. We need to hold utilities and other load serving entities accountable when they make mistakes and incentivize safer operations. We need our elected officials to act faster and bolder. Read more about our vision for Energy Democracy.
September 20, 2019Yesterday, on the eve of the Global Climate Strikes, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted 7-4-1 to approve the controversial Tropical Forest Standard (TFS), paving the way for California’s polluters to continue paying to further pollute through a flawed market scheme that hurts public health, with no meaningful climate mitigation or protections for indigenous sovereignty. Despite strong objections of … Read More
September 12, 2019This summer CEJA hosted the first ever Green Zones Policy Fellow, Sydney Fang. Sydney is currently pursuing dual Masters degrees in Public Policy and Urban Planning at the Harvard Kennedy School, and is Editor-in-Chief of the Asian American Policy Review. We thank Sydney for all of her incredible work from policy advocacy to protect CEQA and advance AB 1628 to helping facilitate workshops focused on SB 1000 implementation and planning for healthy communities.
August 26, 2019CEJA's Environmental Justice Legislative Agenda for 2019 features 16 bills that will address energy, climate, air quality, transportation, and drinking water and infrastructure improvements. From anti-displacement protections in energy efficiency programs to increasing zero emissions vehicles, these bills keep equity at the center of California’s environmental policies by bringing much needed benefits directly to disadvantaged communities.
August 23, 2019Our 2019 Congreso brought almost 200 powerful EJ leaders to the Capitol on August 14th to build and learn together over a full day of inspiring workshops, skill-building trainings, advocating for EJ priorities, and celebrating our EJ Leadership Awardees! We thank all of the community leaders and our member and partner organizations who made our 2019 Congreso a success. Check out all the highlights from throughout the day!