The City Project

a non profit policy and legal advocacy team working for equal justice, democracy, and livability for all
High school students from Alhambra, California reveal in their documentary, Air Quality in the San Gabriel Valley, that their community had double to ten times the amount of potentially harmful air compared to the San Gabriel Mountains. The creation of the proposed San Gabriel National Recreation Area will help improve environmental quality and public health for nearby communities, including the San Gabriel Valley.

High school students from Alhambra, California reveal in their documentary, Air Quality in the San Gabriel Valley, that their community had double to ten times the amount of potentially harmful air compared to the San Gabriel Mountains. The creation of the proposed San Gabriel National Recreation Area will help improve environmental quality and public health for nearby communities, including the San Gabriel Valley.

Celebrate National Park week from April 19, 2014  to April 27, 2014 by enjoying the outdoors.

Celebrate National Park week from April 19, 2014 to April 27, 2014 by enjoying the outdoors.

Thanks to community leaders and diverse allies who voiced the need for more green space, Taylor Yard avoided warehouse development to become Rio de Los Angeles State Park. Today the park serves both active and passive recreational needs in North East Los Angeles.

Thanks to community leaders and diverse allies who voiced the need for more green space, Taylor Yard avoided warehouse development to become Rio de Los Angeles State Park. Today the park serves both active and passive recreational needs in North East Los Angeles.

Members of the Anahuak Youth Sports Association participated in a Transit to Trails program in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. They joined then Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne on a hike to celebrate National Junior Ranger Day.

Members of the Anahuak Youth Sports Association participated in a Transit to Trails program in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. They joined then Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne on a hike to celebrate National Junior Ranger Day.

At-risk youth between the ages of 18 and 24 help restore Santa Cruz Island, while gaining valuable green job training. Park jobs can get the nation back to work and build people’s feelings of self-worth.

At-risk youth between the ages of 18 and 24 help restore Santa Cruz Island, while gaining valuable green job training. Park jobs can get the nation back to work and build people’s feelings of self-worth.

Joshua Tree National Park provides much needed green space in Southern California. A Transit to Trails program would help ensure that people who do not have a car would be able to enjoy this park.

Joshua Tree National Park provides much needed green space in Southern California. A Transit to Trails program would help ensure that people who do not have a car would be able to enjoy this park.

Irma Muñoz from Mujeres de La Tierra voiced her concerns on the fifth anniversary of the release of noxious fumes from the Baldwin Hills Oil Field, which led dozens of residents to evacuate their homes in the middle of the night. The City Project continues to work with Mujeres de La Tierra, Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles, and other diverse allies to regulate the oil field to protect human health and the environment.

Irma Muñoz from Mujeres de La Tierra voiced her concerns on the fifth anniversary of the release of noxious fumes from the Baldwin Hills Oil Field, which led dozens of residents to evacuate their homes in the middle of the night. The City Project continues to work with Mujeres de La Tierra, Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles, and other diverse allies to regulate the oil field to protect human health and the environment.

Griffith Observatory has welcomed over 70 million visitors and became the world’s leader in public astronomy. The observatory is part of  Griffith Park, one of the largest municipal parks with urban wilderness area in the United States.

Griffith Observatory has welcomed over 70 million visitors and became the world’s leader in public astronomy. The observatory is part of Griffith Park, one of the largest municipal parks with urban wilderness area in the United States.

The revitalization of the Los Angeles River has the potential to create a green belt that will have a positive impact on some of Los Angeles’s most underserved communities. The creation of parks, walkways, and bikeways would help address health disparities related to lack of open space for physical activity.

The revitalization of the Los Angeles River has the potential to create a green belt that will have a positive impact on some of Los Angeles’s most underserved communities. The creation of parks, walkways, and bikeways would help address health disparities related to lack of open space for physical activity.

Dedicated on August 1, 1940, the William Mulholland Memorial Fountain is named after the father of the Los Angeles municipal water system. The Los Angeles aqueduct system brings water to the city from the Mono Basin (338 miles away) and the Owens Valley (233 miles away) by gravity.

Dedicated on August 1, 1940, the William Mulholland Memorial Fountain is named after the father of the Los Angeles municipal water system. The Los Angeles aqueduct system brings water to the city from the Mono Basin (338 miles away) and the Owens Valley (233 miles away) by gravity.