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Planning for Healthy Communities

Recently, the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice (CCAEJ) co-sponsored California Senate Bill 1000. Now that the bill has passed, cities and counties are required to adopt an environmental justice element or integrate environmental justice-related policies, objectives and goals into other elements of their General Plans. After SB 1000 passed, California Environmental Justice Alliance.....

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Jurupa Valley residents rally against power lines that would halt community growth

Power lines would seal off open land meant for grocery stores, jobs near new homes Neighbors led protest to oppose power lines that would bring zero power to locals Jurupa Valley, August 2, 2017 – Today, over 40 Jurupa Valley residents gathered to speak out against the proposed installation of power lines next their homes. The families.....

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Take Action to Bring Our Community’s Needs To State Decisions

The California Transportation Commission allocates the majority of transportation funds in the state, so it’s imperative that appointees have our families’ best interests at heart. A newly proposed state bill, AB 179, would require at least one CTC commissioner to represent environmental justice communities. The CTC allocates the majority of transportation funds in the state, so.....