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.
October 24, 2022Download this letter as a PDF. October 24, 2022 Honorable Gavin Newsom Governor, State of California 1021 O Street, Suite 9000 Sacramento, CA 95814 Chair Liane Randolph California Air Resources Board 1001 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: Concerns about Carbon Capture and Storage in Scoping Plan Dear Governor Newsom, Chair Liane Randolph, and Air Resources Board Members: We appreciate… Read More
October 6, 2022
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT –Download here.The California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) is a statewide, community-led alliance that works to achieve environmental justice by advancing policy solutions. We unite the powerful local organizing of our members in the communities most impacted by environmental hazards – low-income communities and communities of color – to improve environmental health by creating comprehensive opportunities for… Read More
September 28, 2022Living in California is expensive, and rising energy bills makes it harder. While the state has championed renewable energy solutions, not all residents are able to shoulder the up-front costs in order to receive the benefits of those programs. Today, many renters have limited access to options such as solar panels, energy efficient appliances, or electric vehicle charging stations. Environmental … Read More
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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.
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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