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Upcoming Events 

Bren School at UCSB's Env. Justice Colloquium
Monday May 18th
11:30am - 12:30pm 
CRPE Exec. Director Caroline Farrell will speak about redefining the role of experts in the movement
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Raise a Frosty Glass ...And help us kick off summer with the tradition we all love, our annual root beer party! This year we raise a frosty glass to YOU, our amazing supporters. Stop by our Oakland office on June 18th for drinks, light bites and great company.
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Community Awarded Earth Day Prize Committee for Better Shafter was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Anthony Grassroots Prize, an annual Earth Day award from the Rose Foundation, recognizing an outstanding example of grassroots environmental stewardship! Established in 2008 with the help of CRPE, the Committee runs their own community farm and is mobilizing their community to fight fracking, which is happening just yards away from their garden and the elementary school next door.  Read the Full Story
Madeline Stano Discusses New Federal Fracking Regs On March 20th, Madeline Stano spoke with Al Jazeera America about the newly proposed Federal fracking regulations, which don't go far enough to protect front-line communities. Follow the link to watch...  Read the Full Story
Clock is Ticking for Climate Change Refugees The Native Village of Kivalina, Alaska is expected to be our nation’s first climate refugees. It is projected that the Inupiat Indian tribe’s island will be underwater by 2025. After failing to recieve relief in court, Kivalina must now go to Congress to fund their relocation and save their way of life. “We will continue to demand climate justice and the relocation of our Village because staying here is not an option,” says Colleen Swan, a member of the Kivalina City Council. Read the Full Story

The Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment is a national environmental justice organization providing legal, organizing, and technical assistance to grassroots groups in low-income communities and communities of color. We are driven by the belief that all people have the right to live, work, play and pray in a healthy environment, regardless of their race, place or income.