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text The Homeless Youth Epidemic is Growing: What are the Solutions to End it? by Megan Lee
This article is about how not having adequate housing affects students in the classroom and how California needs more low-income housing so that students have an adequate space to live and complete homework assignments....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 1:32PM
image Coastal Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Oregon's Vanishing Humboldt Martens 480_humboldt-marten-3-charlotte-eriksson-oregon-state-university-fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
New Study Finds Traps Could Wipe Out Imperiled Otter Relative...
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 10:33PM
image Indefinite Detention Is Torture 480_pict0055-thumb-275x366-1504_1.jpg by Curt Wechsler
Habeas corpus, or the Great Writ, is the legal procedure that keeps the government from holding you indefinitely without showing cause. “The serious physical and psychological harm that results from such detention can constitute cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment,” charges The Center for Victims of Torture. “These effects are amplified in detainees who have been tortured or experienced trauma prior to commencement of indefinite detention.”...
Posted: Tue Apr 3, 2018 3:45PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 by Michael Steinberg
While the San Diego nuclear plant in SoCall shut down in 2012, it's still causing a lot of trouble....
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:49PM
image Native-led Nonprofit Files to Axe Gas Plant Project on Sacred Lands 480_mati_waiya_chumash_elder_wishtoyo_1.jpg by Earthjustice
Calpine Corporation requested to freeze its application process, but the Wishtoyo Foundation and Earthjustice say this misguided project must end now...
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:02PM
document Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Curb Risks From Pesticide Malathion noi-letter-malathion-2018-3-20.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Environmental Health and Californians for Pesticide Reform filed a formal notice of intent today to sue two federal agencies for failing to finalize measures to protect endangered wildlife and the environment from pesticides containing the chemical malathion....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:41PM
text Feds Propose Increasing Destructive Off-road Vehicle Access in Mojave Desert by Center for Biological Diversity
MORENO VALLEY, Calif., March 16, 2018 — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management today proposed increasing off-road vehicle access in the western Mojave Desert, despite a court order that required the agency to reanalyze ORV routes to ensure this fragile ecosystem is protected....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:42PM
document Ventura County Put Water Supply at Risk of Oilfield Contamination 20180221_lpfwcbdcfrog_complaintletter.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
County Failed to Require Pipeline Shutdown Following Flood Warnings...
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:59PM
image Nestlé and Others Cashing in On U.S. Water Infrastructure Crisis 480_bottled_water_cost_1.jpg by Food & Water Watch
New Report Examines Bottled Water Marketing and Impacts on People and the Environment...
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:23PM
document Report Reveals Rapid Growth of Homeless Tent Cities Across U.S. tent_city_usa_2017.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(December 20, 2017, Washington, D.C.) The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty released a new report, Tent City USA: The Growth of America’s Homeless Encampments and How Communities are Responding, reviewing the rapid growth of homeless people living in tents across the United States over the past decade, as measured by documentation in media reports....
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:53PM
text Flawed Fee Analysis Diverts Fur-trapping Costs to California Taxpayers by Center for Biological Diversity
Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Expenses Left Out of State Study...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:33AM
image Worldwide Actions Commemorate Ahed Tamimi’s 17th Birthday, Demand Freedom 480_tamimi-ahed-graphic-samidoun_1.jpg by IMEMC
Protests and actions around the world marked the 17th birthday of imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. With birthday songs, cakes and cards as well as strong, powerful protest actions against Israeli occupation and colonization, the streets of international cities marked days of action called for by Samidoun, the Free the Tamimi Women campaign and other organizations to demand the release of Ahed, imprisoned since 19 December and facing charges before an Israeli military court....
Posted: Sun Feb 4, 2018 1:34PM
text Analysis: Trump Offshore Plan Could Cause More Than 5,000 Oil Spills by Center for Biological Diversity
More Than 34 Million Gallons Could Be Dumped Along America's Coasts...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:58PM
text California Draft Elk Management Plan Lacks Science, Shortchanges Conservation by Center for Biological Diversity
Plan Missing Basic Elk Population Data, Scapegoats Wolves...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:45PM
image 2018 Rosa Parks Day remembering the Women's Political Council img_6713.jpg by Leamona Woodley
The State of California is poised to celebrate the 18th Annual, Rosa Parks Day by sharing the legacy of the Women's Political Council, Montgomery, Alabama. Dr. Mary Fair Burks leadership helped provided the essential structure and unsung support for Rosa Parks, long before that fateful day on December 1, 1955....
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:23AM
image Struggles of Using Legal Recourse as a Path Toward Better Prison Conditions 480_prison-abolition_1.jpg by National Lawyers Guild
It seems there could never be enough legal support to help the millions of prisoners who would benefit from having a lawyer at arms’ length. Whether it is lack of medical care, abhorrent nutrition, exposure to extreme temperatures, lack of clean water, or brutality by prison guards, there are endless inhumane conditions prisoners are forced to live through on a daily basis. The National Lawyers Guild’s National Office receives letter after letter from prisoners, mainly requesting a copy of th...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:38PM
text Lawsuit Challenges Development That Could Doom California's Santa Ana Mountain Lions by Center for Biological Diversity
TEMECULA, Calif., January 11, 2018 — Conservation organizations sued the city of Temecula today for approving the Altair housing development, which would endanger the local mountain lion population by disrupting critical wildlife corridors. The groups include the Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, Mountain Lion Foundation and Cougar Connection....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:34PM
text Honor Roll of BDS Organizations Banned by Zionist Israel by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Nazi Zionist Israel has been so adversely affected by the successful Boycott Divest Sanctions movement that it is now lashing out, like a wounded, dying beast, with a list of 20 organizations banned from visiting the hellhole, US military base and settler colony called Israel. This honor roll is:...
Posted: Sun Jan 7, 2018 3:14PM
image Kwanzaa: Preserving Pan African Heritage in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America" 480_24991232_1816122331763841_5959820234058166931_n_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today’s, “California Grown” 7 day holiday was created as a Pan African expression during the US Civil Rights Movement, in the aftermath of the 1966 Watts Riot in California. Imagine, the son of a Maryland Black Tenant Farmer and Baptist Preacher helping to restore ancient Pan African Agriculture celebrations are celebrated by millions throughout the world....
Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:37PM
image Expanding Participation with the 2017 Ag Census in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America" 480_spring_mix_09_155_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California Black Farmers and Agriculturalists have an ongoing community based partnership with the National Agriculture Statistical Service. We encourage active civic participation by new, returning and seasoned Agriculture producers to identify gaps in service delivery necessary to reduce gaps of economic parity and epidemic levels of health disparities that ravage our communities....
Posted: Fri Dec 1, 2017 5:53PM