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By Vince Cestone and Terisa Estacio for KRON 4. November 1, 2017. (Click photo to watch video coverage) OAKLAND (KRON) — New tests have revealed that high levels of lead have been detected in several Bay Area schools’ water.This time, seven schools have tested higher than federal regulations allow. In a news conference on Wednesday, a local...
By Jill Tucker, for SF Gate. November 1, 2017 Oakland parents and community activists called on school officials Wednesday (November 1) to adopt a policy that ensures students have access to safe drinking water, an outcry spurred by test results showing faucets at seven school sites had high levels of lead....
Moms from the environmental activism arm of Van Jones' Dream Corps mobilized for climate justice in D.C.
Courtesy of Politic365.   Vien Truong is no stranger to the climate justice movement. A long-time resident of Oakland, California, environmental equity is an abiding passion for the CEO of Dream Corps and leader of Green For All.  Nationally praised for her work developing energy and environmental policy, “this work has been...
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Green For All brought moms from around the country to Washington D.C. -- and it was powerful. These women are fighting for environmental justice because President Trump won't. Thank you to Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA), Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA), Pramila Jayapal (WA), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX), and Tulsi Gabbard (HI) for...
The Trump Administration announced the repeal of the Clean Power Plan today. Van Jones reminds people that clean energy was once a bipartisan issue. Clean energy does not kill jobs. Degregulation of power plants will kill people though. Click on the photo to watch Van on CNN New Day, then...
[This article was first published in Shondaland]   Boss. Badass. Climate warrior. Environmental justice activist Vien Truong learned two things as a child: Climate change affects us all, and some people suffer more than others. When her family arrived in the Bay Area as refugees from war-ravaged Vietnam, her parents didn't...

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