Latino Community

Why The EPA Carbon Standards Are Important For Latinos

BY ON July 25, 2014
This was written by By Nicole Hernández Hammer for Latina Lista:  The summer is well underway and many of us are taking family trips or finding ways to bridge the school break with activities that keep kids having fun outdoors while we parents are working. As I make...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Asthma, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Florida, Latino Community

Collaboration On Environmental Justice Issues Leads To Stronger, More Inclusive Action

BY ON February 26, 2014
This was written by Marcelo Norsworthy and Lucía Oliva Hennelly, EDF Voices, with contributions from Adrian Shelley, Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston: February 11th marked the 20th anniversary of the Presidential Executive Order calling for Federal Actions To Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations, which prompts...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Latino Community, Social Justice, Texas