CCEJN’s mission is to empower our communities and secure our children’s future by eliminating negative environmental impacts in low income and communities of color in the Central Valley. Learn more about our most recent projects.

EL Proyecto de Milpa

CCEJN’s Agroecology Project launches the first of three seed-saving workshops. Over fourteen participants gathered this past Sunday, to learn different seed-saving techniques in a workshop facilitated by Jeanette Acosta, Ethnobotanist and Permaculture Instructor.  The afternoon was filled with an amazing and enthusiastic space dedicated to a wonderful and enlightening hand-on seed-saving activity. These seed-saving workshops […]

Hiring: Director of Rural Justice

The Director of Rural Justice is a new position created to support CCEJN’s strategic priorities around water, pesticides, and farmworker rights. The position will oversee a team of staff, report to the Executive Director, and work collaboratively with the various team leaders and staff within CCEJN. Key Responsibilities Team Leadership: Create a supportive and accountable […]

2023: Opportunities for Disadvantaged Communities

by Nayamin Martinez It’s hard to believe that the first month of 2023 has already ended, but what has not ended are the needs and challenges faced by disadvantaged communities. Which are these communities and why are they called that? What are the challenges, but also the opportunities for these communities?  While I am not […]