[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEogHu00u9k&w=560&h=315] Fresno, CA Residents of district 5 and district 7 are mobilizing to protect their communities from illegal dumping. This chronic problem plagues neighborhoods that are already overburdened by other pollution sources. In this video, we talk to a group of community leaders that have come together to clean-up their neighborhoods and demand action […]
July 13, 2015 Sacramento, CA — Researchers from the University of California, Davis, joined Cal-EPA, El Comite Civico del Valle, SJV LEAP, and Central California Environmental Justice Network to release a report on the IVAN statewide project. This report, titled “From Testimony to Transformation–The Identifying Violations Affecting Neighborhoods (IVAN) Program in California” studies the impact […]
–June 13, 2014 Last Wednesday (6/11), CCEJN Coordinator visited the enforcement division of the US EPA to provide a fresh perspective of enforcement from the viewpoint of community-led projects. This workshop was part of a series of monthly trainings provided to US EPA staff. This month, the topic was community-led enforcement and reporting networks like […]
–May 27, 2014 This Memorial Day weekend CCEJN representatives traveled to Coachella to participate in the 2nd Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit. This summit hosted by our partners El Comite Civico del Valle and Promotores Comunitarios del Desierto showcased a large array of experts speaking about environmental justice and social justice in Coachella and Imperial […]
San Joaquin Spotlight: Fresno Environmental Reporting Network Cesar Campos, CCEJN Coordinator, talks about the Fresno Environmental Reporting Network (FERN) on San Joaquin Spotlight. Click below to watch.
Residents of Fresno County can use the Fresno Environmental Reporting Network (FERN) as a way of reporting environmental hazards that are harming their health and their communities. FERN is a tool that residents can use to take a stand against pollution. Please help CCEJN by spreading the word about this tool to residents of Fresno […]