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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Upcoming Events

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L.A. River Bike Toxic Tour: Re-Membering Environmental Racism

Join us as we ride down the LA River Re-Membering stories of fights against environmental racism and other forms of injustice in our communities along the LA River.

 

When: July 30th, 2016
Time: Ride out at 10 a.m. (Please arrive between 9:00-9:30am)
Start: East LA Civic Center
Closing: Hudson Park, Long Beach 
#EYCEJ #WeAreJustTryingToBreathe #LARiverBikeToxicTour

Kick out the SCIG Celebration

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Games – Updates – Family

 Join us for our Kick Out the SCIG Celebration August 20th at Hudson Park! Celebrate the community win to stop the proposed SCIG, a project expected to expand the rail yard affecting West Long Beach and Wilmington.

August 20, 2016 12:00-3:00pm Hudson Park 2335 Webster Ave
Long Beach, CA 90810 ‪#‎NoSCIG‬ ‪#‎WeAreJustTryingToBreathe‬

 

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Living in a Toxic Environment: Isella Ramirez’s Story