PER picks for how you can celebrate Earth Day

1st: Check out Heal the Bay’s fun and interactive “Trash Your Friends” Campaign: Here’s how it works: 1. You log into http://trashed.healthebay.org/ 2. Click on “trash your friends” 3. Enter the website address you want to “trash”; it can be any web page....
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A Day Without A Bag

This will be the 3rd annual event that the Heal the Bay staff will have pulled off in L.A. County.  I remember my first “A Day Without A Bag” event like it was yesterday, being assigned to an El Monte site. ...
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2012

On minutes 1:48 and 2:03 of this 2012 five-minute promo video, you see billboards of the Southern California nonprofit organization Heal the Bay crumbling down … sorry guys, I guess environmentalists don’t survive the Apocalypse (or is the Apocalypse being...
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Selfish in the Sea

Many Latino anglers that fish off of L.A. County piers support the creation of Marine Protected Areas. The opposition to creating Marine Protected Areas (MPA’s) off of Southern California’s coast has taken a sinister turn: terrorizing and attacking Latino families.  I have...
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A Healthier Future

Here’s an article I wrote for Heal the Bay’s “Currents” magazine (intro based on previous work of Heal the Bay’s James Alamillo): As part of Heal the Bay’s new Healthy Communities Initiative, we have been doing intensive community organizing work...
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Bring Back the Beach

It’s always exciting to see businesses advertise their products through donations to benefit events for worthy causes because it not only promotes social responsibility, but it also gives businesses an opportunity to advertise their products to key leaders of activist circles.  One...
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