California Blog Posts

Comité Lost Hills En Accion Meeting With Caltrans

Organizing For Community Safety in Lost Hills, California

April 8, 2019

Last month, the Comité Lost Hills En Accion, a group of community members that I work with to advocate for public health and community wellbeing measures in Lost Hills, invited representatives from

discarded coffee cups in trash

Let's Unpack That: Coffee

April 3, 2019

The United States contains 5% of the world’s population, yet consumes about a quarter of the planet’s resources.

map of the Santa Clara river

Community Participation in Groundwater Sustainability: Ventura County

March 18, 2019

Candice Meneghin serves on the board of the Fillmore and Piru Basins (FPB) Groundwater Sustainability Agency as an environmental representative for the Santa Clara River Environmental Groundwater C

Madison Park student on field trip to MLK shoreline, photo credit Robin Morales

Teaching Environmental Justice, Empowering Students

March 8, 2019

Imagine growing up in a low-income immigrant of color neighborhood that has been subject to disinvestment and neglect.

Community Participation in Groundwater Sustainability: A Tale of Two Rivers

March 5, 2019

In some California basins, sustainable groundwater management can mean the difference between whether a species goes extinct or a community’s drinking water becomes contaminated.

Pumpjack at the Lost Hills Oil Field

Pursuing Environmental Justice In Kern County

February 19, 2019

My name is Jesus Alonso, and I am the Kern Environmental Justice Community Organizer for Clean Water Action.