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We Can’t Leave Communities Behind!

The Department of Ecology is looking to place air monitors in “overburdened communities”—a term defined for the first time in the HEAL Act.

Unfortunately, Ecology is proposing a very narrow definition of overburdened that will exclude the very frontline communities that have historically been left behind—communities that we already know are chronically and cumulatively impacted by air pollution!

Just Transition Requires More Than Inflation Reduction

Making a Just Transition to a more regenerative economy—from one that relies on digging, dumping and …

Rhetoric on Justice Still Scarcely Impacts Governor’s Climate Budget

When we say Climate Justice and Just Transition; we mean it. Justice means that everyone has …

Mr. Toad’s Wild Highway Ride

This week, the Senate transportation committee put out their 16-year $17B transportation package. Front and Centered and Disability Rights Washington had asked the legislature to make at least a 50% down payment towards the more than $25B in transit needs and nearly $10B in walk, bike and ADA needed to cover the generations of under-investment in basic mobility.

We will keep our promise,
cap and trade will not

Senate Considering False Promise of Cap and Trade OUR PROMISE Front and Centered. That’s our aspiration. …

We’re Doing Climate Action Wrong: Communities of Color Have a Better Answer

By Paulo Nunes-Ueno, Front & Centered Transportation and Land Use Policy Lead Last summer, here in …