Health Councils Empower Workers to Organize for Safety
The painful irony of work under COVID-19 is this—the workers most essential to the health and well-being of our families and communities are those too often denied the power to protect the health and well-being of themselves, their families and their communities.
The emPOWER Program Helps L.A. County Residents Flex Their Energy-Saving Muscle
For Liberty Hill, environmental justice is a cornerstone of social justice. However, many residents in low-income and working class communities of color have traditionally been left behind by innovations in clean energy and solar power, which could mean a lack of access to readily available savings and important community health improvements.
UCLA Researchers Find Liberty Hill’s emPOWER Program Helps Los Angeles Residents Realize Environmental & Financial Benefits
Low-income households in California face larger energy, transportation and water affordability burdens than other populations. emPOWER is a coordinated L.A. County-wide outreach program with a mission to overcome barriers to sustainable energy usage commonly experienced in low-income and working class communities of color.
The emPOWER Program is a partnership that connects low-income residents to more than 60 money and energy-saving programs, including rate payer incentives, energy efficiency upgrades, solar and clean vehicle rebates, and much more.