Our own Peter Dreier was a featured expert on the Rachel Maddow show talking about his recent report on ACORN and refuting the rightwing campaign against ACORN and our healthy school food Organizer, Elizabeth Medrano, discussed and analyzed the school food crisis on a PBS Special Report on Health Care with Tavis Smiley.
In other good news, the City of Vernon dropped their plans for the mega-watt power plant. Kudos to CBE, East Yard Communities, EJ orgs, churches, community, and labor who have been organizing for three years to stop this project. Learn more about the great work of our community partner Angelo Logan and East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice.
Now if the California Air Board would only vote the right way today on controlling rail emissions in California….