Project Title & Description
Environmental Justice - Emerald Necklace Green Infrastructure
This project will develop five Emerald Necklace Action teams comprised of residents from five of the most impacted Emerald Necklace cities: El Monte, South Gate, Bell, Rosemead, and South El Monte. Participating community members will receive training on the air, water quality, greenhouse gas emissions and heat island challenges facing those communities. Activities support the organization's goal to improve basic environmental quality in Emerald Necklace cities and re-invent local economies to support green jobs. This award provides full funding for the period of 07/06/2010 to 07/31/2011 in the amount of $25,000.