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
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.
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.