Author: Director, Central California Environmental Justice Network (CCEJN)

 THANK YOU!  As Co-chair of the Unity Council, I Rosenda Mataka would like to thank everyone who attended or contributed to the Roots Of Resistance bi-annual conference.  The amount of time dedicated to the conference by our Director Nayamin Martinez and staff was appreciated by all of us who attended.  The venue of the Multi-Cultural […]

SAVE THE DATE!   Grassroots! With Central California Environmental Justice Network ‘ROOTS OF RESISTANCE’ Conference Through interactive workshops and discussions led by local non-profits and community leaders learn about Environmental Justice and how you can make a change! Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:00 am to 4 pm Merced Multicultural Arts Center 645 W Main St. […]

CCEJN is now Hiring a Community Organizer in Kern Co. Apply Today.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT The Central California Environmental Justice Network (CCEJN), a fiscally sponsor project of the Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE); is accepting applications from motivated individuals to fill a Community Organizer Position for Kern County. CCEJN seeks to preserve the natural resources of the San Joaquin Valley by working towards minimizing or eliminating environmental degradation […]

Smoking Polluters: Visible Emissions and Citizen Science in the Valley

Guest Blogger: Rodrigo Alatriste-Diaz (Tulare County) – PHD Grad-Student at Cornell Univ. This blog post describes an ongoing project between CCEJN and U.S. EPA to engage San Joaquin Valley (the Valley) community members in citizen science.  As part of this project, a cohort of seven community members was convened to participate in CA-EPA Air Resource Board’s […]

Help us bring back in 2017 the “Roots of Resistance” conference!

Dear Supporters of Environmental Justice in Central California: As you take well-deserved time off to gather with your loved ones to celebrate the holidays, the Central California Environmental Justice Network (CCEJN) thank you for being a strong ally in promoting environmental justice. For generations, communities of color have been burdened by poverty and unhealthy environments, […]

“Civic Engagement and Social Justice in the Central Valley: Environmental Justice, Legal Advocacy, and Academic Research Perspectives”

‘Thorn in oil’s side’ speaks at Delano Morgan Park Morgan Park, Reporter December 2, 2016 Two experts in their fields of social and environmental justice spoke on the poor health conditions in the rural areas of the Central Valley on Nov. 21 as part of Bakersfield College Delano Campus’ C.H.A.P. (Cultural and Historical Awareness Program) […]