La lucha sigue! By Isella Ramirez

    EYCEJ member Isella Ramirez responds to Governor Jerry Brown proposal of a $176.6 million Exide Clean Up Plan and the impact Exide's lead contamination has on her mothers health and the long struggle yet to come, '....organizing works! In any case, la lucha sigue'.

    "From the time I was a pre-teen to the time I began my Masters program, my momma was a proud wrap-packer for Neimen Marcus. She packaged gifts, celebrity outfits, and everything in between with care. When she lost signifcant sight, she felt purposeless. That quickly changed when she became part of East Yard's Cosecha Colectiva. I'm convinced she fed tomatoes to the entire Bandini Neighborhood some summers.

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    Join EYCEJ online today for #GivingTuesday, the massive global online giving event. For your #GivingTuesday donation, become a member of EYCEJ.

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Living in a Toxic Environment: Isella Ramirez’s Story