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Nadie Debería Tener que Vivir al lado de una Estación de Gasolina

Lea esta publicación en inglés haciendo clic aquíRead this blog post in English by clicking here Adriana Reyes, miembra de East Yard, y su familia han vivido a pasos de la esquina de Atlantic y Washington en la… Read More

No One Should Have to Live Next to a Gas Station

Lea esta publicación en español haciendo clic aquíRead this blog post in Spanish by clicking here East Yard member Adriana Reyes and her family have lived steps away from the corner of Atlantic and Washington in the city… Read More

EYCEJ – Opposed to Measure US

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, made up of residents on the frontline of toxic polluters, has been fighting for the health of our communities – and by extension the planet – for two decades. We challenge bigoted… Read More

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… Read More

#GivingTuesday is your chance to give back!

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

Governor Jerry Brown Commits to Move the State Towards Zero-Emission Technologies

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown issued an Executive Order calling on state agencies to develop an action plan by July 2016 ‘that establishes clear targets to improve freight efficiency, transition to zero-emission technologies, and increase competitiveness of California’s freight… Read More

Unveiling of No Idling Signs in City of Commerce

This morning, the City of Commerce held the unveiling of No Idling Signs. A partnership between the City of Commerce, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the Department of Toxic and Substance Control (DTSC) and East Yard Communities… Read More

“A Conversation Deferred…Yet Again” by Taylor Thomas

“A Conversation Deferred…Yet Again” by Taylor Thomas  “Last week, AQMD held a conference in Downtown LA to, in their words “highlight ways in which public agencies can better collaborate with local communities and improve coordination in responding to… Read More

EYCEJ Seed Bank: Queering Environmental Justice by Xugo Lujan

EYCEJ is launching a blog series, #EYCEJSeedBank, focus on highlighting leaders within our movement. This series is to lift up the passion that fuels our work. As communities committed to #FightingForLife we are constantly battling larger systems of power,… Read More

Youth In Action! (YA!) takes a visit to USC

On Monday,Youth In Action (YA!) members from Bell Gardens High School participated in a USC student panel and campus tour. The day began with a presentation provided by Professor Ed Avol from the Keck School of Medicine of… Read More