Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice

Riverside, Calif.
$250,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2010

The center focuses on community organizing and advocacy in California’s “Inland Empire,” a region east of Los Angeles that is affected by pollution from heavy freight traffic, transshipping facilities and warehousing areas. This two-year grant funds a demonstration program to reduce toxic exposure to rail yard and truck diesel pollution in two low-income communities.