On Saturday, November 13, Griffith Park celebrates its 125th birthday. There will be a party, and all of us are invited.
The Angeles Chapter is excited to announce our partnership with the Newport Beach Festival Environmental Film Festival Series, October 21 - 28, 2021.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Angeles Chapter held an in-person awards reception for local leaders who have received national awards this year and last year Saturday evening at the One Park Plaza Garden on Wilshire Boulevard. Approximately 25 people came out to the small, informal gathering to mingle, celebrate the accomplishments of the awardees and give them their physical awards.
Join us on September 2nd for our CA: ACT for Infrastructure Action Party as we focus our efforts on lobbying Congressional and State Representatives to pass a bold infrastructure package in which climate change is the priority. Congress must pass a bill that makes the big, bold, and ambitious investments needed to tackle the climate crisis, achieve true environmental justice, and accelerate the transition to clean energy.
The Angeles Chapter staff hosted our second environmental social justice (ESJ) book club last week Wednesday, June 2nd. For this meeting, we chose Dorceta Taylor's Toxic Communities. The book draws on an array of historical and contemporary case studies to explore the controversies over racist disparities, inequities, and discrimination that affect our communities of color.
Chapter Bulletin 4/14
Please be advised that the Angeles Chapter Annual Awards Banquet honoring the 2019 Awardees for outstanding volunteer achievements has been canceled for Sunday, May 2, 2021. The recognition for 2019’s awardees will be carried forward to the next Chapter Awards ceremony scheduled for Sunday, May 1, 2022.
The Angeles Chapter staff has committed to organizing a book club that focuses on themes centered on Environmental Social Justice. Our intention is to create a space where individuals from all ages and backgrounds can come together to read and discuss the intersectionality of issues related to race, conservation, and the environment.