At a youth meeting on August 11, the southern California branches of Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) presented their quilt squares for the Summer of Our Power quilt relay.
Communities for a Better Environment Southern California Quilt Square
Here are some moments from the event:
CBE has branches throughout California, including in Richmond, Los Angeles and Oakland. CBE aims to empower low income communities and communities of color to achieve environmental justice on a local and global scale. Some of CBE’s strategies include community organizing, legal strategy, research, communications and media, and educating and mobilizing voters.
For a wrap up of what CBE has been up to during this year’s Summer of Our Power, check out:
For more moments via Twitter, check out:
Richmond Chevron Explosion 3rd year commemoration:
Communities for a Better Environment Facebook page:
Communities for a Better Environment page: