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We Won’t Let You Sell Our Lungs to the Trucking Industry (Take Action)

For decades, we’ve dealt with more and more trucks driving past our homes, pumping more pollution into our lungs. Thanks to the trucking industry’s refusal to take responsibility for their toxic pollution, we have the most polluted air in the nation. Today and every day, about 13 people in the Inland Empire will die from.....

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Your Historic Victory for Clean Air

  For years, you’ve taken off work and school to rally, write letters and give public testimony demanding your human right to breath clean, healthy air. Last week, the California Air Resources Board met to make one of the most influential votes for the future of our air in the last decade, and nearly 300.....

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What’s going on in Fontana? Feb 3, 2017

This post is a response to the article “What’s going on in Fontana?” published on The Voice. You can read the original article here. I recently read the response, supposedly written by Mr. Hardy L. Brown, to criticism of Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren and the protests of her shamelessly issuing permits for over 4 million.....

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This is What Democracy Looks Like!

About 600 people poured into San Bernardino Valley College’s auditorium on Saturday to see Eloise Gomez Reyes sworn in as representative for California’s 47th Assembly District. Although the Assemblywoman was officially sworn in by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon on December 5, a community event was organized to allow residents to relish Reyes’ “historic” victory. “It’s.....

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Stand Tall Representative Lewis

Stand Tall Rep. John Lewis I strongly applaud and commend Congressman John Lewis and all the congress members – including my own representative, Mark Takano – for refusing to legitimize the election of Donald Trump by not attending the inauguration. Many democrats – from the Clintons to Obama- have taken the position that we must.....

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CCAEJ Receives major Award

CCAEJ Recognized for its 39-Year Legacy of Work Group Travels to San Francisco for Awards Ceremony Members of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice will travel to San Francisco on Friday, November 11th to receive an award from the Planning and Conservation League (PCL).  CCAEJ is being recognized for its 39-year legacy of.....

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Stand Up. Speak Up. Fight Back.

OCETI SAKOWIN CAMPGROUND, N.D. ― Federal authorities have halted construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline amid growing protests that were expected to draw some 2,000 U.S. military veterans. The Department of the Army has denied the final easement required for the $3.8 billion project to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, it announced Sunday. Instead, it will conduct.....

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CCAEJ and CEJA won passage of a major bill

CCAEJ and our state alliance CEJA won passage of a major bill this year  AB 2722 the Transformative Climate Communities bill.  The bill allots $140 million to communities to transform them from heavily polluted and socially vulnerable to thriving communities.  Already at least half ($70 million) has been allocated to the City of Fresno and.....