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Just Transition: Building a Future for People and the Planet

Just Transition: Building a Future for People and the Planet

By Michele Prichard, Senior Director of Environmental Justice, Liberty Hill

Some of my earliest work as a budding activist in Los Angeles in the 80s is surprisingly parallel to a critical discussion that has emerged over the last year nationally and here in Los Angeles around the “Green New Deal” and the concept of “Just Transition.”

Get to Know Liberty Hill's 2018 Leaders to Watch

Remember what it was like to be a kid? What would you have done, at 12 years old, if you couldn’t breathe because of the oil drilling site next door? What if, at 16 you were sent to jail for being late to school? What would you do today if you lost your home because the landlord increased your rent beyond your means?

Would you be paralyzed by fear or would you fight back?

Environmental News Roundup

In the fight to end neighborhood oil drilling across Los Angeles’ communities, every small victory is worth celebrating, and every campaign move is an opportunity to highlight the public health challenges that communities face. Liberty Hill’s network of donor-activists, on-the-ground activists and coalition leaders make our environmental justice work possible, so we wanted to keep you updated on the latest campaign news.

Liberty Hill takes the fossil fuel pledge!

Environmental Justice Leader Darryl Molina Sarmiento is Organizing for Future Generations

“I'm doing this for my family, for our communities and for future generations..” says Darryl Molina Sarmiento, the new executive director of Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) -- a current Liberty Hill Foundation grantee, while discussing her passion for her work.