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WA Environmental Justice Council Activated and HEAL Act Update

By Guillermo Rogel, Jr., Legislative and Government Relations Advocate It’s been one year since the Healthy …

The Community Perspectives that Shaped the HEAL Act

I am thrilled to share our new resource, the Community Report on Environmental Justice, which highlights …

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New Statewide Report Features Community-Informed Environmental Justice Recommendations

The Environmental Justice Task Force (EJ TF) report with recommendations on how Washington State can achieve …

Join the Fight for Racial and Environmental Justice

“We can’t breathe, whether because of a knee on our necks or dangerous particulates in the …

Washington’s Environmental Justice Task Force Considering Initial Recommendations

David Mendoza, Front and Centered Representative to the Washington State Environmental Justice Task Force Since last …

Putting Environmental Justice on the Map

In February, fifty experts from around the state convened for the Washington State Environmental Justice Mapping Symposium, a day-long working session aimed at identifying and illustrating the communities most impacted by pollution and climate change. Symposium participants represented a range of perspectives — from community-based organizations to academia to government agencies — and discussed methods for determining the illustrating the severity of health and economic impacts on communities all across the state.