This photo by Angelica from “Nature: Double Exposed—Boyle Heights meets the San Gabriel Mountains” is a part of the Las Fotos Project, a non-profit community program that encourages creativity and self-expression.
In California, the top 10% most burdened areas for CalEnviro Screen’s (CES) pollution burdens score have staggering population characteristics: fully 89% of the people are of color, with only 11% being non-Hispanic white people.
The restoration of the High Bridge between the Bronx and Upper Manhattan promotes social equity by anchoring five acres of new parkland in a particularly destitute part of the Bronx, where residents face obesity and lack of exercise.
Sign the petition now to Attorney General Eric Holder calling for reform in our criminal justice system, such that police officers are held accountable for violence against unarmed individuals, particularly African Americans and other people of color.
Ariel Collins, the Juanita Tate Social Justice Fellow at The City Project, has a substantial history of contributing to community-oriented and green justice work through her outreach and public collaboration efforts.