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New Leadership, same community// Nuevo Liderazgo, misma comunidad

Statement from EYCEJ’s board President// Mensaje de Presidenta de la Junta Directiva de EYCEJ I have had the privilege to have been part of EYCEJ through each stage of its exceptional leadership transitions, and I am not only… Read More

Statement from EYCEJ’s Co-Executive Directors/Anuncio de Co-Directoras Ejecutivas de EYCEJ

*Español abajo* We are so appreciative of the love and support that our communities and East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (“EYCEJ”) has given us. Upon starting at EYCEJ, our knowledge of the environmental racism, pollution and health… Read More

East Yard Leadership in Transition

Last night at our 7th Annual Fighting For Life Celebration our Executive Director mark! Lopez announced his transition out of the ED role. mark! joined East Yard as a Member in 2009, came on to the Team in… Read More

You Can’t Spell East Yard without Bob Eula

By Gilbert Estrada, Ph.D. Bob Eula is East Yard.  He was the heart, soul, and crucial part of three young men who tried to fix a serious problem.  He was the councilman, friend, concerned citizen, and active partisan… Read More

“Fighting for life” -Bob Eula

Remembering Bob Eula, co-founder of East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice and his fighting spirit: We recently heard the news that Bob Eula passed away, on January 16, 2020. Our hearts are heavy as we remember Bob and… Read More

The Truth Fairy Project and the Exide Fights to Come

Over the last 24 hours we have been getting a steady flow of calls, emails, texts and DMs from media outlets wanting to get a soundbite to put out regarding USC’s children tooth lead study. Responsible journalists inform… Read More

Mothers in the Movement

[m-vslider id=”5″] Every day our mothers sacrifice a little bit of themselves for us. This year we at EYCEJ want to celebrate our mothers that are in movement. Read some thoughts that these fierce leaders had to share:… Read More

Share the love…

On this Valentine’s Day, take a moment to share some love (aka call out polluters in our communities and their enablers)! Shout to Kim Wasserman-Nieto with our partners the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO.org) in Chicago for… Read More

CEMEX & Bell vs. The People

The Vote – City of Bell Approves Settlement with CEMEX Councilmember Alicia Romero – Motion to approve settlement with CEMEX Councilmember Ali Saleh – 2nd motion to approve settlement with CEMEX Mayor Fidencio Gallardo – Voted to approve… Read More

Remembering Sandra Johnson

A couple of weeks ago community members from Long Beach, especially West Long Beach celebrated the life of Sandra Johnson.  Celebrated Sandra’s life and mourned the community’s lost.  Sandra has transitioned and past on.   Sandra was a… Read More