PSR-LA is proud to announce the second annual Don’t Mourn, Organize training event for health professionals on Saturday, October 20th from 8:30 a.m. – 1 pm. at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.
On September 8, the national Rise for Climate Day of Action is bringing people together for Climate, Jobs, and Justice, calling on state and local elected officials to take aggressive action on climate change, protect frontline communities, and create good jobs in the clean energy economy.
California Votes to Support U.N. Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, Restrict Presidential Authority for Nuclear Strike
On Tuesday, August 28, the California Senate voted to approve AJR 33, a resolution that urges the U.S. to embrace the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and implement important protective policies. The Senate also approved AJR 30, a resolution that supports federal legislation to restrict the President’s sole, unchecked authority to launch a first nuclear strike.
Right now, 3.6 million pounds of highly radioactive nuclear waste at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) near San Diego are in the process of being buried on the beach, just 100 feet from the ocean and a mere few feet above the water table. This puts the health and safety of the community and environment at alarming risk. Demand a better solution.
Los Angeles has added its name to a growing number of individuals, organizations, and cities that are calling for the United States to take action to prevent nuclear war. On Wednesday, August 8, the Los Angeles City Council voted to approve a resolution that urges the U.S. to embrace the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and implement important protective policies
PSR-LA seeks to fill a full-time Toxics Program Coordinator position whose primary function is the management of PSR-LA’s Toxics Program.
PSR-LA is pleased to announce the following events to remember the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan and to advocate for the complete elimination of nuclear weapons.
PSR-LA is seeking a Director of Development who will execute an annual development plan and provide leadership over the development and management of individual donors and members, corporate and foundation relations, board communication and special events.
In 2017, Los Angeles County spent $1,920,146,524 on nuclear weapons programs, and the city of Los Angeles spent $766,022,289! These are tax dollars diverted from community needs such as education, health care, environmental protection, and many other important social services – spent instead on deadly weapons that must never be used.
Change.org has produced a new video about pediatric cancers near the contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory – and the failure of the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to uphold its commitments to clean up the site’s nuclear and chemical contamination.
PSR-LA is seeking an experienced, and motivated candidate to fill the position of Senior Policy Manager, Air Quality and Climate Justice Programs. This is a full time coordinator role, whose primary function is the implementation of PSR-LA’s air quality and climate policy initiatives.
North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and Prospects for Peace: Join us March 6 for a discussion featuring Christine Ahn
Please join PSR-LA on Tuesday, March 6 for “North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and Prospects for Peace,” featuring Christine Ahn, cofounder of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement of women organizing for peace in Korea. The event will be held from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010.
Position Available: STAND-LA Coalition (Standing Together Against Neighborhood Drilling) Field Organizing Coordinator
STAND-LA (Standing Together Against Neighborhood Drilling) is seeking a full-time Field Organizing Coordinator to help advance our work to end neighborhood oil drilling in Los Angeles. We seek someone who can drive forward our coalition’s grassroots organizing and coalition-building work.
PSR-LA is seeking an experienced, and motivated candidate to fill the position of Senior Policy Manager. This is a full time managerial role, whose primary function is the management of two core environmental health programs at PSR-LA: the Land Use & Health (LUH) program and the Toxics program.