Environmental Justice

Environmental problems affect everyone on the planet, but disenfranchised communities are often the most affected and least represented. We mentor and develop a diverse contingent of experts while confronting injustices at the community and global level.

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prioritizing equity helps ensure poor communities receive benefits of bond measures

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Prioritizing equity helps ensure poor communities receive benefits of bond measures

Nicki Aviel

In a new paper, UCLA researcher Jon Christensen investigated how it prioritized investments in disadvantaged communities. Christensen wanted to know if Prop. 1 was living up to its goals. We spoke with him about the study and how its findings can inform future environmental funding. What was the motivation to study Prop. 1 spending half…

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