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Amid deadly heat waves and new evidence showing that wildfire smoke may contribute to premature births, the Biden administration is creating a new federal office to address the health consequences of climate change and their disproportionate effects on poor communities.
The New York Times, Aug. 30, 2021
The Manteca Bulletin interviews a Manteca resident that wants to bring environmental justice to the table for Manteca’s future plans.
Manteca/Ripon Bulletin, March 18th, 2019
Giving neighborhoods a voice: Environmental justice workshop focuses on practices, resources aimed at helping communities
The Record writes on the SB 1000 workshop provided at Stockton and interviews Jonathan, Catholic Charities, to discuss what Environmental Justice is.
The Record, February 20, 2019
The Record writes about the Stockton General Plan’s voting extension due to the letters of concern from the Sierra Club, the Healthy Neighborhoods Collaborative and the San Joaquin County League of Women Voters.
The Record, October 26, 2018
Minerva Perez, StreetsblogCAL, gives background information about the Draft Regional Transportation Plan/ Sustainable Communities Strategy
StreetsblogCAL, July 9, 2018
Safe Routes to School National Partnership writes a blog about the Regional Transportation Plans (RTPs).
Safe Routes to School National Partnership, July 5, 2018
Christopher Escarcega, ClimatePlan, with Yolanda Park, Catholic Charities, gives a background on what the San Joaquin Communities look like in the next 20 years.
ClimatePlan, May 9, 2018
Yolanda Park gives a background on Environmental Justice and the Program as a part of this newsletter.
Because We Are Catholic, September 8, 2017
Yolanda Park, Catholic Charities, and Jesus Andrade, Stockton Council-member, discuss the impact on a new route to disadvantaged communities in South Stockton.
StreetsblogCAL, August 10, 2017
The Environmental Justice Program launches a new solar initiative (learn more about our partners Catholic Climate Covenantand Sungevity)
National Catholic Reporter, August 19, 2014
The California Environmental Protection Agency released their new environmental justice screening tool.
Stockton Record, April 30, 2014