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.

Water treatment plant in Fresno. Some rural communities in Fresno County lack similar plants. Photo by Eduardo Stanley

Water and Environmental Justice in the Central Valley

To address the importance of access to this vital resource, California was one of the first states to pass a law that guarantees the “Human Right to Water.” In 2012, California law, AB 685, declared that “every person in the state has the right to clean, safe and affordable drinking water.” — Read more here

Fondo de Ayuda COVID-19/ COVID-19 Relief Fund

La Red de Justicia Ambiental de California Central ha ayudado activamente a los residentes del valle central durante la pandemia brindándoles apoyo financiero y distribuyendo equipo de protección personal. Un año después, la pandemia sigue causando daño a las poblaciones más vulnerables. Entendemos que muchas personas perdieron sus trabajos debido a enfermedades u otros factores, […]

A Resilient and Equitable Food and Farming System in California

On March 16, 2021, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D- Hollister) made an exciting announcement about a bill he just introduced called the Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms and Worker Protection Bond Act (AB 125). If you missed it live, you can watch the press conference here. Central California Environmental Justice Network is a […]