CEJC Meets with California’s New Secretary of Environmental Protection — California Environmental Justice Coalition

Valley Improvement Projects, founding members of the California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC), represented for Stanislaus County and the San Joaquin Valley at this meeting with the newly appointed head of CalEPA, Jared Blumenfeld. On March 18th about a dozen members of CEJC met with the newly appointed Secretary for Environmental Protection, Jared Blumenfeld, and other … Continue reading CEJC Meets with California’s New Secretary of Environmental Protection — California Environmental Justice Coalition

Environmental Justice Leaders Across California Head to Sacramento To Tell Policy Makers ‘Stop Protecting Polluters’ — California Environmental Justice Coalition

For more information: California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) email Tom Helme, CEJC Coordinator, Valley Improvement Projects, (209) 589-9277 For immediate release, August 19, 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE LEADERS ACROSS CALIFORNIA HEAD TO SACRAMENTO; TELL POLICY MAKERS ‘STOP PROTECTING POLLUTERS’ Statewide Coalition of More Than 50 Organizations Representing Urban, Rural and Indigenous Communities Demand Accountability and Justice […] … Continue reading Environmental Justice Leaders Across California Head to Sacramento To Tell Policy Makers ‘Stop Protecting Polluters’ — California Environmental Justice Coalition

Join CEJC for Our Statewide Conference for Environmental & Climate Justice! — California Environmental Justice Coalition

The California Environmental Justice Coalition is pleased to announce our statewide environmental justice strategy conference, trainings, and day of action taking place on August 21-22, 2016, in Sacramento, CA. Join grassroots groups from Environmental Justice communities from around California for this statewide strategy conference, trainings, and a day of action for environmental and climate justice. … Continue reading Join CEJC for Our Statewide Conference for Environmental & Climate Justice! — California Environmental Justice Coalition

CEJC Meets with New Director of DTSC, Delivers Civil Rights Complaint

Members of several organizations in the California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC), including VIP, met on Thursday with Barbara Lee, the newly appointed Director of Cal EPA’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to discuss the detailed list of recommendations for improving DTSC that CEJC recently submitted. After discussing the recommendations, DTSC’s recent permit denial to Exide Technologies … Continue reading CEJC Meets with New Director of DTSC, Delivers Civil Rights Complaint

California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) to Hold Statewide Founding Conference in Kettleman City

Almost 40 urban, rural and indigenous grassroots groups have United in Solidarity for Environmental Justice! The California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) is a newly formed network of organizations with the common mission of taking action to bring about systemic change in industry and government policies and practices to protect health and promote justice and resilient communities by uncompromisingly following the … Continue reading California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) to Hold Statewide Founding Conference in Kettleman City