October 23, 2020CEJA and our members and partners mourn the enormous and sudden loss of environmental justice champion Cecil Corbin-Mark. As the Deputy Director and Director of Policy Initiatives at Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice, Cecil was a fierce and tireless fighter for environmental justice and he spent 26 years helping to build and strengthen the power of WE ACT, the… Read More
October 19, 2020
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
October 2, 2020Thank 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
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