$22M Grant for Climate Projects in Central Historic Barrios
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2M ago
Angelica Estrada, Environmental Health Coalition, application to help fund climate-resilient projects that will preserve, protect and strengthen San Diego’s central historic barrios. , Cultivating Equity,” was grounded in the community and led by the community. During the application-building period, Environmental Health Coalition hosted a survey and two community workshops to get direct resident feedback. San Diego Foundation inspires enduring philanthropy and enables community solutions to improve the quality of life in our region. Our strategic priorities include advancing racial and social ..read more
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First Nation’s Day of Resilience
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2M ago
The idea of decolonizing can be complex but ultimately, it begins with the actions we take in our day-to-day lives, what we consume- (products/media), who we align ourselves with, and who we support. Even creating awareness in your immediate circles like our home, our workplace, and our friends can be an act of emancipation from colonial oppression. , the Land Back movement advocates for a transfer of decision-making power over territories that are guaranteed under treaties and have been illegally taken by federal, state, county, or individuals. It also calls for acknowledging that these lands ..read more
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Ceasefire in Gaza Now!
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3M ago
We know words are not enough. That is why we are asking you to take action! Email your U.S. representative demanding they sign onto the , which calls for an immediate ceasefire, and humanitarian aid to Gaza ..read more
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Victory!! Community Protests End Mega Polluting Cement Warehouse Scheme
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5M ago
Founded in 1980, Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) builds grassroots campaigns to confront the unjust consequences of toxic pollution, discriminatory land use, and climate change. Visit ..read more
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Barrio Logan Residents Breathe Easier with the Installation of an Odor Control System
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5M ago
If you have an air quality complaint, please report it to APCD by calling ..read more
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What’s Really Going On With The Weighted Vote?
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5M ago
The weighted vote ensures San Diego’s transit communities are fairly represented, and helped shift SANDAG’s focus to prioritize improving public transit for all San Diegans. if their community is less than 1% of San Diego County’s population. For instance, Del Mar gets one vote, even though it is only 0.12% of the entire county. That means it is currently getting more than their fair share of voting power – about eight times its population size in voting power ..read more
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$44 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR SAN DIEGO’S ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COMMUNITIES
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5M ago
Founded in 1980, Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) builds grassroots campaigns to confront the unjust consequences of toxic pollution, discriminatory land use, and climate change. Visit www.environmentalhealth.org to learn more. (bit.ly/Hist-Barrios-Survey) to help decide how the millions should be spent on parks, housing, and transportation projects ..read more
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Zero Emission Trucks Will Save Lives – We Must Move Forward
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5M ago
There is no justification for delaying the ACF or interrupting the government review process that is currently taking place. More than 50 organizations throughout the state have expressed their opposition to this maneuver.  We call on Assemblymember Alvarez to withdraw this proposal and if he does not we call on the $26 billion in benefits to society Lisa Cuestas, Executive Director, Casa Familiar Franco Garcia, Executive Director, Environmental Health Coalition , a committee that he chairs, to again make another run at undermining this clean vehicle standard ..read more
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Latinx Heritage Month: Celebrating Leticia Ayala
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5M ago
We cannot afford to continue to play it safe, stay quiet, and let others do the talking. Life is a big puzzle.  Some bring big parts and many of us bring smaller parts. But, just like a puzzle, all parts are needed. So, don’t ever think that your voice doesn’t matter. In fact, it is deeply needed. I invite each of you reading this to start thinking about ourselves more as a collective and less individualistic. We need all of us to go within, find the fire that lights us up inside, get involved, and share our power.  Clean Air Congreso and tap into their internal luchador . Come learn ..read more
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