Central Valley Youth Camping Trip

Hume Lake is a 87 acre mountain lake reservoir within the Sequoia National forest. Did you know that it is the first concrete-reinforced dam in the world? This beautiful lake offers recreational activities such as: biking, hiking, fishing, and boating. In this picture our Youth Environmental Savvy group are enjoying their wonderful time in the […]

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

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 […]

Protect Agricultural Workers During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed how the world functions, and it seems like it is not going anywhere as we are close to entering the new year. As people try to normalize their life as much as they can, there is still one vulnerable population that this pandemic is hitting hard: agricultural workers. Many of these workers […]

YES! Youth Environmentally Savvy

Nayamin Martinez, CCEJN’s Director, gives us a look at YES! Youth Environmentally Savvy. Through this program, CCEJN hopes to outreach to youth across the central valley and provide a space for them to learn from each other to grow as environmental justice advocates and leaders within their communities. Make sure to take a look at […]

YES: Jovenes con Conciencia Ambiental

Last year, the Central California Environmental Justice Network (CCEJN) launched a new program: “YES: Youth Environmentally Active”. We have worked in partnership with various sister organizations to implement a brand new EJ & Climate Change curriculum. We are thankful to our partners in this journey:  Little Manila Rising, Valley Improvement Project, Madera Coalition for Community […]

2020 Census: Be Counted

CCEJN posted our first Youtube video! Its a Census Sketch preformed by our director Nayamin Martinez and our staff. Click for important info on the California Census.

California Announces THE END for Brain-Harming Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos use will be banned in December 2020  Sacramento: In a historic win for public health, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation today announced a decisive end to the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos in California. Dow and other manufacturers will have until November 8 to end all sales in California of chlorpyrifos, a nerve gas linked to severe and […]