San Diego Passes Resolution to Restrict Truck Pollution in Barrio Logan

  • New route for heavy duty trucks will direct them away from residents
  • Environmental Health Coalition celebrates approval of the policy championed by community residents to protect public health
  • They presented the comic today during a tour of the Arroyo Alamar
  • Some of the youth artists appear in the publication as characters in photographs and as drawings
  • Launch of comic book “Mi comunidad y el Alamar, un río binacional y una comunidad fronteriza” (My community and the Alamar, a binational river and a border community.” 
  • The comic book contains information on the flora and fauna of the Alamar River as well as its important for Tijuana and San Diego

• Assessment released today sets baseline data to more easily evaluate City of San Diego’s progress moving forward
• Plan recommends immediate action in the areas that will have the most impact: mass transit and community investment

Community Activists, Artists and Youth Unite for #HealthyHoods with Environmental Health Coalition

Environmental Health Coalition proposes designated truck route in Barrio Logan to protect public health

  • Organization requests city publicly release original election results
  • Community committed to even bigger turnout on April 18
  • Environmental justice organization to ensure Air Resources Board holds SANDAG accountable to equitable, transparent implementation of SB 375
  • EHC says low-income communities of color continue to suffer first and worst from climate change
  • Senator Toni Atkins, President Pro Tempore, to keynote April 19 event
  • Evening to encourage civic engagement in San Diego’s low-income communities of color in 2018 elections