SCOPE believes that the economic problems of South Los Angeles can only be solved by building power within, and among, low-income communities of color

Pushing Past the Status Quo: Why We Need Community Centered Climate Policy Even More

Pushing Past the Status Quo: Why We Need Community Centered Climate Policy Even More Last month, our state legislature voted to approve a set of climate policies that disregard the needs of residents living on the front-lines of climate change. Our governor and legislators struck a deal to extend the cap-and-trade system, one of the

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Putting Community Voices Front & Center in California Climate Programs

This summer, our nation felt the pain of climate change more than it ever has before. From the terrifying stories of families torn apart by fatal flooding in Texas to the devastation brought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, it’s clear that the poorest, the brownest, the most marginalized in our society are hit hardest

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