About EYCEJ

Introduction:

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) is a community-based organization that works to facilitate self-advocates in Southeast Los Angeles and Long Beach.

By providing workshops & trainings, EYCEJ prepares community members to engage in the decision-making processes that directly impact their health and quality of life.

Mission:

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) is an environmental health and justice non-profit organization working towards a safe and healthy environment for communities that are disproportionately suffering the negative impacts of industrial pollution.

Vision:

EYCEJ promotes full and authentic community participation in making policies that affect them directly. We believe that the implementation of Environmental Justice guidelines for local, state, and federal governments and agencies, as well as industry, will improve quality of life.

EYCEJ promotes direct democratic decision-making and taking collective action for safe and healthy communities were we live, work, learn and play.

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East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice is a Project of Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE), a non-profit public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.