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Upcoming Events

September 12-November 1st, 2015
The Geography of Poverty, A photo exhibit by Matt Black

On display at Anastasia Photo in New York City, New York

October 2-5th, 2015
Stop the Frack Attack, National Summit in Denver, COtop the Frack Attack, National Summit in Denver, CO 
CRPE Staff Attorney, Madeline Stano will speak on several panels at this summit. 

November 1st, 2015
"Arctic Requiem: The Story of Luke Cole and Kivalina"
Join CRPE lawyers for an interactive panel after the showing of this original play.


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What The Frack Video Series Check out this new video series bringing together California comedians, performers, and grassroots leaders - including CRPE's own Juan Flores, Lupe Martinez, and Madeline Stano. Produced by Movement Generation and The Other 98% in partnership with CRPE, these eight videos poke fun at fracking's many problems and demand to know of our governor: "What the Frack, Jerry Brown?!"
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CRPE Signs Fracking Letter to Pope Francis CRPE was one of a number of groups who signed on to a letter addressed to Pope Francis outlining the dangers of fracking and expressing concern over its disproportionate impact on Latino residents. The letter highlighted Governor Brown's failure to protect Californians from fracking's negative impacts and discussed CRPE's recent fracking lawsuit, Romo v. Brown.
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CRPE Files Fracking Discrimination Lawsuit BREAKING NEWS: Kern County resident Rodrigo Romo is suing Governor Jerry Brown on behalf of his daughters, who attend schools surrounded by fracking wells. The lawsuit, filed by CRPE, argues that California's new fracking regulations illegally discriminate against Latino public school children.
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Public Health is More Than Just Paperwork A recent court case victory for CRPE prompted our legal director Brent Newell to reflect on how we regulate air pollution in California. In this special Op-Ed, Brent explain why our public health is "More Than Just Paper Work," and why is it time for government agencies to start thinking differently in order to achieve healthy air quality in the places that need it most. 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.


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