2022 Environmental Justice Small Grants Project Summaries

350 Sacramento, $50,000, Sacramento County
350 Sacramento will conduct a ten-week online student environmental after school training program on climate change, air pollution, and other environmental issues of concern for youth ages 12-20. They will provide paid leadership internships for 15 teenage youth that includes environmental and climate change activities.

4 Venir, $50,000, Fresno County
4 Venir will conduct an intensive youth and adult educational program, including five workshops on the topics of climate change, environmental justice, and air quality.

Allensworth Progressive Association, $50,000, Tulare County
Allensworth Progressive Association (APA) will conduct a four week high school summer project-based learning program to teach students about impacts of air and water pollution in the Central Valley, with emphasis on arsenic in drinking water. APA will also provide instruction on ways to mitigate the effects of these environmental pollutants and how to communicate about these issues through development of public education materials and on socia media. In addition, APA will teach students how to conduct air quality monitoring around two public high schools.

Asian Pacific Environmental Network, $50,000, Contra Costa, Alameda and Los Angeles Counties
Asian Pacific Environmental Network will support the work of a Climate Resilience Hubs Coordinator to lead the development and management of climate resilience hubs in Richmond, Oakland, and Los Angeles.

Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians, $49,807, Lake County
Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians will test area groundwater wells in the vicinity of the Sulphur Bank Mercury Mine in Clear Lake to investigate the presence of mercury, arsenic, and antimony in the groundwater and present findings to tribal leadership and residents  in the surrounding Lake County community.

Black Women for Wellness Los Angeles, $50,000, Los Angeles County
Black Women for Wellness Los Angeles will conduct four water quality education workshops on clean and safe drinking water, how to read water quality reports, the water debt crisis, and how to effectively survey community members on water issues.

Blue Lake Rancheria, $50,000, Humboldt County
Blue Lake Rancheria will develop a tribal wastewater treatment facility feasibility study.

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, $49,951, Statewide
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) will provide outreach and education through schools, churches, service organizations, and small businesses, on Black haircare beauty brands that are non-toxic to help reduce exposure to toxic chemicals. BCPP will host three community meetings and a conference to encourage people to take actions that reduce reduce toxic exposures.

BREATHE Southern California, $50,000, Los Angeles County
BREATHE Southern California will develop a workshop speaker series training curriculum and conduct five workshops on the impacts of diesel emissions from port operations in underserved communities around Long Beach. BREATHE Southern California will survey community residents around diesel emissions and conduct air quality monitoring around the Long Beach area.

Brightline Defense Project, $50,000, San Francisco County
Brightline Defense Project will develop, translate into Chinese, and disseminate 10 Brightline podcasts, focused on different environmental and public health-focused topics (e.g., lived experiences), and conduct quarterly meetings to train bilingual youth leaders in outreach skills.

CA Safe Schools, $48,691, Los Angeles
CA Safe Schools will support 12 monthly pesticide task force meetings where reports of community toxic releases and pesticides will be addressed, and organize an annual “Your Life is Now” online symposium that will highlight hazards of toxic chemicals and pesticides, while providing information on safer alternatives.

California Indian Environmental Alliance, $50,000, Statewide
California Indian Environmental Alliance will establish and support statewide Tribal Beneficial Use Strategic Planning Caucus (TBUSPC), a tribally-led group that will support the adoption of Tribal Beneficial Use (TBU) definitions by Regional Boards.

Californians for Pesticide Reform, $50,000, Ventura County
Californians for Pesticide Reform will utilize print media, social media, and webinars to desiminate information on pesticide use and safety, hazardous agricultural pesticides, safer alternatives, and pesticide enforcement. They will also promote the use of a cutting-edge residential proximity pesticide mapping tool, and train five community leaders to teach the broader community about pesticide health dangers, avoiding exposure, pesticide use near schools and reporting pesticide drift.

Central CA Asthma Collaborative, $50,000, San Joaquin County
Central CA Asthma Collaborative will install and operate an air monitor that measures fine particulate matter (a PM2.5 federal equivalence monitor, a BAM 1022) and 12 or more low-cost PM monitors (Purple Air) in areas not located near an existing PM2.5 regulatory monitor. The Central CA Asthma Collaborative will also develop and deliver STEM air pollution education curriculum to students.

Central California Environmental Justice Network, $50,000, Kern, Fresno and Madera Counties
Central California Environmental Justice Network will train farmworkers about health impacts of wildfire smoke exposure, increase tree cover access in Shafter and south central Fresno, support and create maps of urban greening projects and vegetative barriers, and conduct 10 community workshops on water education issues.

Central Valley Air Quality Coalition, $50,000, Kern, King, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus, San Joaquin Counties
Central Valley Air Quality Coalition will educate community residents in eight Central Valley counties on unhealthy air quality through nine presentations, videos, social media and print materials.

Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indígena Oaxaqueño, $50,000, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne Counties
Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indígena Oaxaqueño will develop twelve public service announcment videos on pesticide safety, nine videos on wildfire protection, and conduct three education and outreach messages in indigenous Mixteco, Zapoteco, and Triqui languages to post on Facebook and Instagram.

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, $50,000, Tulare and Kern Counties
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights will provide education and outreach on pesticide safety, local government COVID-19 guidance, environmental leadership, and will support community engagment in environmental decision making.

Comite Civico Del Valle, $49,418, Imperial, San Diego Counties
Comite Civico Del Valle will collect and analyze water quality data on canal water that is representative of household exposure from the Imperial Canal.

Communities for a Better Environment, $50,000, Alameda County
Communities for a Better Environment will conduct 8 training workshops on industrial facilities, mobile sources of pollution, land use conflicts, and climate change impacts. In addition, they will provide one youth leadership internship.

Community RePower Movement, $50,000, Los Angeles County
Community RePower Movement will organize a Compton Creek clean up event to remove hazardous waste, bulky items, construction debris, and other items. They will also develop a volunteer based monitoring program and stormwater pollution educational campaign.

Conservation Corps of Long Beach, $49,985, Los Angeles County
Conservation Corps of Long Beach will hire at-risk youth to convert 7,500 sq ft of turf into drought tolerant gardens and California native trees. The organization will also educate Long Beach residents on urban cooling effects, air quality improvements, and carbon sequestration.

Creek Lands Conservation, $49,971, Santa Barbara County
Creek Lands Conservation will collect water quality monitoring data from the Santa Maria watershed and use the results to develop a community watershed report card. They will also provide technical assistance to two community organizations and residents to participate in a city General Plan update, and develop and deliver a watershed protection curriculum to high school students in the Santa Maria Valley.

Earth Team, $49,903, Contra Costa, Alameda County
Earth Team will provide a youth-led education program on solid waste disposal reduction or diversion, hire youth interns to outreach to 5,000 students on four campuses to educate 200 families in vulnerable communities on the negative health effects of solid waste landfill impacts, and establish four leadership teams to install three bin kits in their homes, and monitor their use with waste audits.

Encampment for Citizenship, $50,000, Ventura County
Encampment for Citizenship will provide weekly leaderships trainings to youth interns on petroleum based chemical pollution, watershed health and pollution, air quality, and how to build healthy soils. Encampment for Citizenship will also promote pesticide-free playgrounds and landscapes on two school campuses (e.g., working with administration and groundskeepers to avoid toxic pesticides), and create a bilingual pesticide and composting informational video.

Fresno Metro Black Chamber Foundation, $50,000, Fresno County
Fresno Metro Black Chamber Foundation will train K-8 youth to be Green Team Youth Ambassadors through educational, hands-on workshops on climate change, greenhouse gas emission reductions, air quality, clean technologies, sustainability, sustainable food, food insecurity, urban gardening, and alternatives to toxic pesticides.

Frontline Catalysts, $49,623, Alameda County
Frontline Catalysts will deliver an afterschool climate justice leadership development program, – which includes hands-on activities, service learning, community science projects, relationship building, and civic engagement.

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, $49,908, San Francisco County
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy will educate high school students through community-based, hands-on science investigations, such as water quality testing, air quality monitoring, and wildlife biodiversity studies.

Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice, $50,000, Kings, San Francisco Counties
Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice will conduct community air monitoring and two youth climate justice leadership programs, and will provide multilingual community outreach and education

Humboldt Baykeeper, $48,691, Humboldt County
Humboldt Baykeeper will develop technical tools to prioritize the remediation, restoration, and acquisition of dioxin-contaminated sites most at risk from rising sea level and groundwater in Humboldt Bay and Wiyot ancestral territory coastal areas, and inform the Wiyot Tribe’s climate adaptation plan with project results. They will identify uncontaminated areas suitable for restoration and living shoreline projects.

Hunters Point Biomonitoring Foundation Inc, $50,000, San Francisco County
Hunters Point Biomonitoring Foundation Inc will establish and support a community exposure research network with community meetings, environmental mapping, and monitoring and reporting tools.

Insight Garden Program, $50,000, Solano, Marin, Madera Counties
Insight Garden Program will conduct a two-day training for 450 people in living in prison to be certified as “Inside Environmental Justice Facilitators,” deliver an Environmental Justice correspondence curriculum, host 24 monthly re-entry sessions on Environmental Justice with those newly released from prison, and promote Environmental Jusice and climate justice through 225 surveys and 10 model written or visual pieces.

Kashia Band of Pomo Indians, $44,069, Sonoma County
Kashia Band of Pomo Indians will asess and conduct black bear and wildlife monitoring with youth on the Kashia Coastal Reserve to collect data for habitat and vegetation assessments and support biodiversity. They will present findings, establish baseline data pre-burn for comparison post-burn on Kashia Coastal Reserve, document Intergenerational Knowledge through interviews with cultural tribal elders, and create digital library techniques.

La Clinica de La Raza, $50,000, Contra Costa County
La Clinica de La Raza will develop a climate (e.g., extreme heat, bad air quality, and wildfire) text/phone/social media alert system for La Clinica’s patients that will include information and resources.

Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability, $50,000, Riverside County
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability will provide outreach and technical assistance to engage in decision-making processes to improve basic infrastructure, drinking water access, and air quality.

Little Manila Rising, $49,805, San Joaquin County
Little Manila Rising will hire a Citizen Science Coordinator to train youth leaders on water quality issues (e.g., Harmful Algal Blooms, urban greening, nitrate pollution, water testing, water management history), create MOUs for internship credits and/or community service credit for youth project participants, and collect 45 water samples to track and analyze data of water quality of the Delta, and conduct two community meetings.

Loaves and Fishes Family Kitchen, $50,000, Santa Clara, San Mateo County
Loaves and Fishes Family Kitchen will conduct education outreach on edible food recovery options, Senate Bill 1383’s organic waste reduction requirements, environmental impacts of landfills, and provide technical assistance in implementation of edible food recovery programs and solutions.

Madera Coalition for Community Justice, $26,977, Madera County
Madera Coalition for Community Justice will train youth ambassadors on environmental leadership, conduct community meetings, and convene two working groups on the issue of air quality and pesticide exposure and safety.

Madison Neighborhood Park Association, $50,000, Orange County
Madison Neighborhood Park Association will complete an emissions inventory and map for the industrial corridor that crosses Southeast Santa Ana, and share findings to broader Santa Ana community and decision makers. They will also conduct air sampling (64 samples) to measure volatile organic compounds, metals (e.g., copper, zinc, nickel and chromium), elemental and organic carbons, and polycystic hydrocarbons.

Marine Science Institute, $50,000, Contra Costa County
Marine Science Institute will support a two month Delta Discovery Voyage (DDV) Program. The program will include working with teachers, teaching elementary students about the ecosystem, drinking water quality, watershed health, water pollution, pesticide/toxic chemical impacts and water conservation, and will support hands-on water science education and field trips.

Morongo Band of Mission Indians, $48,130, Riverside County
Morongo Band of Mission Indians will develop execute, and report on a sampling plan to collect and analyze 20 particulate matter samples for heavy metal concentrations using a high-volume air sampler along fence lines and in populated areas of the Reservation to compare to US EPA screening levels to determine the community health risk resulting from pollutant exposure.

Mundo Gardens, $40,495, San Diego County
Mundo Gardens will provide climate action and Environmental Justice education programming (24 classes at two K-12 school sites) to promote energy conservation, air quality, water conservation, and waste diversion. Mundo Gardens will also conduct outreach at superintendent-moderated monthly roundtable meetings, assemblies, morning announcements, contests (calls to action), posters, PSAs, etc., and promote student home assessments.

Mycelium Youth Network, $50,000, Alameda County
Mycelium Youth Network is a high school youth-led community climate resilience program that focuses on the areas of electricity, food, water, and air, to guide a neighborhood planning process and create a Community Needs Assessment that identifies community areas of concern and communal assets.

National Indian Justice Center, $50,000, Statewide
National Indian Justice Center will develop a clean transportation assessment template for use by California Tribes. NIJC will develop and provide three, two-hour webinars on clean transportation assessment best practices in a tribal community using transportation, and  environmental and integrated planning processes. The NIJC webinars will also cover funding opportunities for clean mobility for which California Native American tribes are eligible.

Nature for AII, $48,748, Los Angeles County
Nature for AII will develop and deliver an environmental leadership and stewardship curriculum to provide six bi-monthly integrated training workshops on the issues of climate change, water systems, green space, water reclamation, and safe walking/biking.

One Step a la Vez, $49,868, Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties
One Step a la Vez will work with UC Santa Barbara to conduct 15 survey meetings on climate resiliency, environmental issues, traditional ecological knowledge, and ideas for solutions on these issues and compile and present findings through developed factsheets, graphic content materials, and on a multilingual web portal. One Step a la Vez will also host a multi-lingual (Spanish, Mixteco) community-wide meeting.

Orange County Coastkeeper, $50,000, Orange County
Orange County Coastkeeper will deliver hands-on education on STEM, Environmental Justice, climate resiliency, sustainability, marine debris and microplastics, ocean acidification, habitat restoration methods, and marine and terrestrial animal behavior, provide student field trip research opportunities, and share current restoration and climate resilience efforts.

Orange County EJ Education Fund, $50,000, Orange County
Orange County EJ Education Fund will create an environmental health equity action plan to remediate and mitigate exposure to soil-lead, with a particular focus on preventing children’s exposures. Orange County EJ Education Fund will conduct a series of facilitated discussion group sessions engaging residents, local stakeholders, and policymakers to identify solutions to address soil lead in Santa Ana low-income communities.

Pacoima Beautiful, $50,000, Los Angeles County
Pacoima Beautiful will provide a Community Inspector’s (CI) Leadership Training program,  which will include a series of workshops, three community tours, and presentations on toxic pollution issues, civic engagement, climate change resiliency, and sustainability.

Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians, $50,000, Tehama & Glenn Counties
Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians will hire a technical consultant to conduct air and groundwater sampling (30 samples) to test for pesticides, herbicides, nutrients that are associated with agricultural operations surrounding the Reservation, along with other emerging pollutants of concern. The technical consultant will also train tribal government staff on water and air quality sampling collection.

Pit River Tribe, $50,000, Shasta, Siskiyou, Lassesn, & Modoc Counties
Pit River Tribe will develop a water resources database for the Medicine Lake Highlands, create training modules for the Tribe and community, and work with 11 other tribal bands to develop a set of plans and strategies to protect sacred tribal waters using existing state and federal policy and planning initiatives.

Proyecto Pastoral, $49,781, Los Angeles County
Proyecto Pastoral will conduct six community workshops on green infrastructure, groundwater capture, water quality, and watershed health, create an interactive watershed health lesson plan for community school educators, conduct two watershed and Environmental Justice career panels for Boyle Heights community school students, and provide three on-site visits to Hollenbeck Park to learn about water contamination and stormwater runoff.

Regeneración for Pajaro Valley, $50,000, Santa Cruz County
Regeneración for Pajaro Valley will expand a youth climate justice leadership program, policy maker education on advancing equitable climate resiliency for the agricultural community, and host the Climate of Hope Forum on climate resiliency for farmworkers.

Rising Sun Center for Opportunity, $50,000, San Joaquin County
Rising Sun Center for Opportunity will provide 125 low-income homes with energy and water assessments, installation of energy- and water-saving devices such as LED light bulbs and efficient showerheads, and informational resources for residents to further save energy, water, and cost savings in their homes. Rising Sun Center for Opportunity will also train and employ local youth from low-income households to serve their communities in green jobs.

Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, $50,000, Contra Coasta County
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment will provide six paid high school year-long environmental fellowships and internships, provide an intensive six-week program to 16 high school students on community climate resilience, and environmental leadership skills, and conduct an end-of-school year community resilience summit.

Rural Community Assistance Corporation, $50,000, Lake & Humbolt Counties
Rural Community Assistance Corporation will install 4 water filling stations, distribute reusable water bottles, and provide education on water safety and the importance of water consumption.

Sacred Heart Community Service, $50,000, Santa Clara County
Sacred Heart Community Service will promote food waste reduction, compost production, and sustainability improvement of emergency food assistance through education development and distribution of print media (e.g. resource guide), implement a community-led worm-bin composting project, and conduct a Composting Distribution Day to promote countywide action on the food waste issue.

Safe Ag Schools, $50,000, Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties
Safe Ag Schools will provide a 10 week summer high school environmental leadership internship program, conduct English/Spanish bilingual outreach on the health risks of pesticide exposure, and provide (2) 24-week paid student internships to train to become peer educators and presenters.

San Diego Coastkeeper, $50,000, San Diego County
San Diego Coastkeeper will provide year-long paid high school environmental science education and workforce development program to teach environmental stewardship, increase science literacy, provide real-world experiences, and create a pathway to build workforce development skills and explore environmental careers. The organization will also train students to monitor the water quality of local waterways.

San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition, $29,670, San Diego County
San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition will educate community residents about food insecurity and climate equity through five workshops, three presentations, social media and public education materials, and collaboration with the City to establish an urban food forest.

San Diego350, $50,000, San Diego County
San Diego350 will conduct four presentations at each of three target schools on environmental and climate justice, climate resiliency and preparedness, Kumeyaay approaches to climate and sustainability, including history and land management and their connection with equity, and will train 40 youth leaders of Eco-Clubs at two target high schools on climate justice projects.

Santa Clara University, $49,999, Stanislaus County
Santa Clara University will conduct multilingual resident surveys and focus groups to evaluate the efficacy of early outreach and implementation efforts of the Central Valley water quality regulatory program aimed at addressing widespread nitrate contamination in the region’s groundwater. The University will provide an independent outcomes report with quantifiable groundwater data, and update educational materials about nitrate contaminated water.

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash lndians, $50,000, Santa Barbara County
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash lndians will conduct a water security assessment to provide strategies to secure the tribe’s access to clean and safe water resources and analyze local water rights and evaluate existing threats to water availability.

Save CA Salmon, $49,233, Del Norte & Humbolt Counties
Save CA Salmon will engage and train tribal and rural youth on water policy, science education and training, media creation, watersheds, the climate and water crises in California, and environmental leadership.

Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians, $49,989, Lake County
Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians will create and present to tribal leadership and elders a plant species and tribal gathering site map with at least 250 observations of the plant species in the Highland Springs area.

Self Help Graphic and Art, $50,000, Los Angeles County
Self Help Graphic and Art will train residents through three workshops to develop a lead soil sampling analysis and a soil amendment application using zeolites to reduce lead exposure in community backyards and increase soil biodiversity. Self Help Graphic and Art will provide five free public workshops on soil health topics and climate resiliency.

Self-Help Enterprises, $50,000, Tulare, Fresno, Kern, Madera, Kings, Merced, Mariposa, Stanislaus Counties
Self-Help Enterprises will train rural community leaders to participate in regional groundwater management decision-making processes through classroom instruction, group activities and a water tour.

Seventh Generation Advisors, $50,000, Inglewood, Gardena, Lawndale Counties
Seventh Generation Advisors will teach middle and high school students to be environmental stewards and leaders through hands-on lessons on the science and governmental political process behind stormwater renovation and wetland restoration practices.

Sierra Nevada Journeys, $30,318, Sacramento County
Sierra Nevada Journeys will provide a STEM afterschool program through hands-on activities, field trips, and discussions to increase their understanding about environmental justice, point- and non-point sources of water pollution, climate change impacts (e.g., drought, water pollution), green infrastructure, and storm water pollution.

Southern California Chinese American Environmental Protection Association, $20,000, Los Angeles County
Southern California Chinese American Environmental Protection Association will educate students on green space, climate change impacts (e.g., flooding, water quality pollution), government policy on Environmental Justice, and engineering principles and green infrastructure through community meetings. SCCAEPA will educate approximately 5,000 San Gabriel middle school students on the laboratory design of water treatment processes through a hand-crafted mini sand filter.

Special Services for Groups Inc, $50,000, Los Angeles County
Special Services for Groups Inc will train 15 Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander youth through a 10-month education environmental leadership program on Environmental Justice and climate change, air pollution, water quality, soil pollution and sustainability.

Sustainable Solano, $48,486, Solano County
Sustainable Solano will provide two, 12-week environmental leadership internship sessions, one in the summer and one in the fall, for 35 high school students. The sessions will provide education on community and climate resiliency, air quality, extreme heat, urban greening, stormwater capture and water conservation through hands-on mitigation activities.

Sustainable Works, $30,000, Los Angeles County
Sustainable Works will provide six workshops on water conservation, energy efficiency, waste reduction, chemicals and pollution prevention, transportation, and community service, will conduct three-hour community service projects, and provide three, six-week leadership workshops.

Tataviam Land Conservancy, $49,860, Los Angeles County
Tataviam Land Conservancy will provide technical assistance to the Tataviam Land Conservancy (i.e., Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians) to build their long-term capacity to develop and assess land and water management projects in an effort to reestablish sustainable land management strategies, cultural practices, and watershed health on ancestral lands.

Teach Earth Action, $49,690, Alameda County
Teach Earth Action will support community input in the revision of the city of Hayward’s Climate Action Plan (CAP), to ensure the community’s specific concerns, opportunities, and perspectives about the climate crisis and local environmental issues are included in the plan. Teach Earth Action will host two “Environmental Knowledge Carnivals” and facilitate three leadership meetings.

The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Los Angeles campus, $49,983, Los Angeles County
The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Los Angeles campus, are using the promotora model to promote environmental exposure and risk reduction behaviors amongst Latinas to reduce incidence of breast cancer risk, educate on household hazardous chemical toxins, pesticides, air quality and water quality pollutions, and options to reduce exposure.

The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Santa Barbara campus, $50,000, Santa Barbara County
The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Santa Barbara campus, will conduct a community based environmental assessment of the impacts of Lompoc Prison.

The Sierra Fund, $50,000, Sierra County
The Sierra Fund will educate impacted communities on how to avoid exposure to mine-related hazards, with a special focus on historically underserved populations including tribes, Spanish-speakers, and low-income residents of the residents in the Gold Country.

TreePeople, $50,000, Los Angeles County
TreePeople will work with the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (FTBMI) to educate and train FTBMI tribal youth on how to restore native lands, and build climate resilience capacity in indigenous and Environmental Justice communities. They will use traditional ecological knowledge to restore Rudy Ortega Sr. Park with native vegetation planting, and conduct an ethnobotany workshop for yucca processing.

US Green Building Council Los Angeles, $50,000, Los Angeles County
US Green Building Council Los Angeles will promote energy efficiency and water conservation through conducting tenant surveys and water testing, and installation of indoor air quality sensors at 10 multi-family buildings.

Valley Improvement Projects, $50,000, Stanislaus County
Valley Improvement Projects will create a Stanislaus County Environmental Justice Taskforce.

Walter Lee Wilmore Foundation, $20,000, Los Angeles County
Walter Lee Wilmore Foundation will promote healthy indoor and outdoor air quality, reducing environmental toxic chemicals and particulate matter through public education materials and social media, create a sustainability plan and document truck traffic violations.

Wishtoyo Foundation, $26,835, Ventura County
Wishtoyo Foundation will educate the community on water quality, watershed health, and Environmental Justice issues through hands-on environmental science experiences, and sharing intergenerational and traditional ecological knowledge.

Youth On Root, $42,116, Statewide
Youth On Root will collaborate with 20 representatives from 10 organizations to develop and deliver an Environmental Justice curriculum that will include print materials and videos.