Category: Events

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

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT The Central California Environmental Justice Network (CCEJN), a fiscally sponsored project of the Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE), is accepting applications from motivated individuals to fill a full-time Community Organizer and Air Monitoring Technician position basedin Kern County. CCEJN seeks to preserve the natural resources of the San Joaquin Valley by working towards […]

Manchin Drops Permitting Language

Frontline communities and indigenous leaders across the Nation will continue to stand firm against permitting operations that prop up the fossil fuel industry. With the climate crisis in full effect, each step we take to protect our environment becomes more and more meaningful to our future. We thank the leaders who helped ensure this dirty […]

Youth Fellowship Opportunity!

Applications! Description:  California Youth Versus Big Oil (CA YVBO), in partnership with the Center for Biological  Diversity, Central California Environmental Justice Network are launching an exciting CA YVBO Fellowship Program! We will be offering mentorships and financial support for up to six youth leaders currently or recently active in the  CA Youth Versus Big Oil […]

Community Leads Regulators to More Methane-Spewing Wells in Morningstar Neighborhood

Abandoned & Idled Wells Pose Significant Safety Threats to Frontline Communities Across CA After Decades of Neglect May 24, 2022 Contact: Cesar Aguirre, (661) 979-2721, cesar.aguirre@ccejn.org Kobi Naseck, 214-609-2439, kobi@vision-ca.org Bakersfield, CA –  While onsite to verify that two abandoned oil wells in a residential neighborhood were no longer pouring methane into the community since […]

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 […]