AB 617

February 4, 2021

UC Irvine's Michael Méndez on an Environmental Justice Agenda for 2021

TPR interviewed UC Irvine Professor—and recent appointee to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board—Michael Méndez about what lessons Los Angeles and California can provide to policymakers in Washington D.C on climate action and environmental justice.

June 8, 2020

Part 1: Asm. Cristina Garcia on AB 617’s Role in Funding Community-Led Clean Air 

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia emphasizes the significance of having local air districts at the table with community members and centering their voices to effectively target environmental pollutants as vectors of public health in disadvantaged communities.

June 8, 2020

Part 2: The Natural Park at Ramona Gardens Addressing Open Space & Air Quality Disparities

Lou Calanche & Esther Feldman discuss the Natural Park at Ramona Gardens, a green solution project initiated by the youth of Ramona Gardens that marries ecosystem science and state-of-the-art engineering with a community-driven design process to improve air quality and community health in one of the most polluted neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

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