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After Fighting with Us All His Life, Allen Hernandez Joins CCAEJ as Executive Director

Join us in welcoming Allen Hernandez to the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice team as executive director. Allen has been a part of our fight to build community power his entire life. A second-generation resident of Fontana, Allen spent his childhood in and out of the emergency room because of his inability to.....

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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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After 39 Years, Founder of Inland Valley’s Environmental Justice Movement Announces Retirement

Penny Newman announces departure from the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice Renowned activist to continue advocating for Inland Valley as Riverside County Board of Supervisors candidate Jurupa Valley, August 11, 2017 – Today, Penny Newman, the founder and executive director of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice (CCAEJ), announces her retirement from the organization after nearly 40 years......