Through community workshops, residents learn about the importance of clean water; sources of water contamination; how to find out if their water is contaminated . . .
CCEJN champions resilience and environmental activism in disadvantaged Central Valley communities by increasing recognition of the adverse health effects caused by pollution. To accomplish this, CCEJN has developed culturally appropriate environmental justice materials (EJ 101 curriculum for adults and EJ 101 curriculum for grades 6-12) that are used to educate and empower residents of disadvantaged […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dear CCEJN Supporters, We want to take this opportunity to wish you all a successful 2017 and to express our sincere gratitude to those who have sent their donations through our GoFundMe page and by mail. Thank you to Catherine Garoupa, Rachel Gelman, Al Arredondo, Destiny Rodriguez, Jerry Yoshitomi and Laura Rodriguez for their generous […]
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, […]