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Chumash - For more than 40 years, California's coastal Indigenous People, community members, and elected leaders have advocated for the establishment of a new national marine sanctuary. In 2015, Northern Chumash Tribal Council chair, Chief Fred Collins, officially nominated Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s public nominations process. ..... - Margaret Cooney
The California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) is proud to release our 8th annual Environmental Justice Scorecard for the 2020 legislative session. This is the only scorecard in the state to grade California legislators specifically on their support for environmental justice issues — with an emphasis on legislation that impacts low-income communities and communities of color.
The California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and California Environmental Justice Alliance Action (CEJA Action) are proud to release the 7th Environmental Justice Scorecard for the 2019 Legislative Session. The scorecard is the only one in the state that assesses how well California’s elected officials have supported actions to address environmental issues that impact low-income communities and communities of color.
The California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and California Environmental Justice Alliance Action (CEJA Action) released their 6th Environmental Justice Scorecard for the 2018 Legislative Session. It assesses how well California's elected officials supported actions to address environmental impacts on disadvantaged communities.
California is a global leader in using, investing in, and advancing research to set proactive climate change policy. Its Climate Change Assessments provide the scientific foundation for understanding vulnerabilities at the local scale and crafting responses through state policies, plans, programs, and guidance.
The Environmental Justice Working Group released a series of recommendations to the California State Lands Commission in support of more fair and inclusive management of California's public lands and waters, including honoring the relationship of Indigenous Peoples to state lands, helping accelerate a just transition to clean energy, and helping reduce the impact transportation and commercial activities have on disadvantaged communities.
The Climate Justice Working Group developed a climate justice policy and funding strategy to address the physical, environmental, economic, and health impacts on vulnerable communities caused by climate change.
How do voters of color perceive climate change in California? They see it as a major threat to the future generations and an issue we must address before it's too late. Read the policy recommendations to learn more.
How do voters of color perceive climate change in California? They see it as a major threat to the future generations and an issue we must address before it's too late. Read the poll summary to learn more.