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The “Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways & Civic Engagement” exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum provides a global perspective of grassroots efforts to recover urban rivers for community access, and emphasizes the continued fight for the greening of the Los Angeles River.

The “Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways & Civic Engagement” exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum provides a global perspective of grassroots efforts to recover urban rivers for community access, and emphasizes the continued fight for the greening of the Los Angeles River.

Access to green space such as Augustus Hawkins Park in California is dependent on race and socioeconomic status, an unfortunate truth that must be remedied by civil rights laws and environmental justice.

Access to green space such as Augustus Hawkins Park in California is dependent on race and socioeconomic status, an unfortunate truth that must be remedied by civil rights laws and environmental justice.

Transit to Trails provides disadvantaged inner city youth the opportunity to enjoy green spaces such as this one at Temescal Gateway Park, a greater illustration of the need for equitable distribution of park funds for park poor and income poor communities.

Transit to Trails provides disadvantaged inner city youth the opportunity to enjoy green spaces such as this one at Temescal Gateway Park, a greater illustration of the need for equitable distribution of park funds for park poor and income poor communities.

Bernard Bruce at Bruce’s Beach, one of the few beaches in Southern California in the early 1900s that was not off-limits to African Americans.

Bernard Bruce at Bruce’s Beach, one of the few beaches in Southern California in the early 1900s that was not off-limits to African Americans.

Artistic Director Judy Baca and Project Manager Carlos Rogel restore the Great Wall of Los Angeles as part of the revitalization of the Los Angeles River, a process of greening and retaking the river for the benefit of local communities that continues today.

Artistic Director Judy Baca and Project Manager Carlos Rogel restore the Great Wall of Los Angeles as part of the revitalization of the Los Angeles River, a process of greening and retaking the river for the benefit of local communities that continues today.

It has been over 80 years since the inception of The Olmsted Vision, a comprehensive and coherent network of parks devised for the social, economic, and environmental vitality of Los Angeles that continues to inspire equity, green justice and public access today.

It has been over 80 years since the inception of The Olmsted Vision, a comprehensive and coherent network of parks devised for the social, economic, and environmental vitality of Los Angeles that continues to inspire equity, green justice and public access today.

Former Labor Secretary and Rep. Hilda Solis introduced the 2003 bill that led to the National Park Service study for the feasibility of creating a National Recreation Area in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Former Labor Secretary and Rep. Hilda Solis introduced the 2003 bill that led to the National Park Service study for the feasibility of creating a National Recreation Area in the San Gabriel Mountains.

The Ventura River includes 89 miles of wilderness area making it ideal for multi-benefit preservation and restoration projects that meet the needs of the people as well as the environment.

The Ventura River includes 89 miles of wilderness area making it ideal for multi-benefit preservation and restoration projects that meet the needs of the people as well as the environment.

The Shire Art House, located in Echo Park, was purchased by noted artist and sculptor Peter Shire in 1938 and is known for its decorated facade adorned with artwork.

The Shire Art House, located in Echo Park, was purchased by noted artist and sculptor Peter Shire in 1938 and is known for its decorated facade adorned with artwork.

The celebration for legislation introduced by Congresswoman Judy Chu to protect the San Gabriel Mountains took place at Peck Park in El Monte.

The celebration for legislation introduced by Congresswoman Judy Chu to protect the San Gabriel Mountains took place at Peck Park in El Monte.