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The Rochas are Defending Our Human Rights from Mega Warehouses

 Meet Kim and Tommy Rocha. When constant traffic pollution encroached on their neighborhood, they moved to Bloomington and found their American dream: a beautiful home in a peaceful community. Then the warehouses and diesel truck pollution came, threatening their livelihood yet again. Here’s why they’ve become two of our community’s leading voices for human rights. It.....

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The Time is Now To Build Our Power

All of us at CCAEJ are saddened and outraged at the continuing actions of our government. The callous disregard for the families and young people affected is despicable.   Our country finds itself in the grips of multiple disasters – the natural disaster brought on my human activity and social disasters inflicted upon families through misguided.....

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The voice of our community is powerful, and it’s within you.

  Every day, for 35 years and counting, we watch community leaders stand up to special interests, polluters and prejudice and we watch them win. These leaders are the grandmothers, fathers, daughters and friends who live next door. They are just like you. They don’t have the time, money, experience or the formal expertise they.....

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Toya Vick: A Voice For Our Community

Boards and commissions in the Inland Valley are key decision-making bodies that oftentimes do not represent the needs and interests of the communities they are supposed to govern. Our Boards and Commissions Training Program trains and supports community leaders to help build upon their skills and network in order to get appointed to key boards and.....