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Indigenous rights leader Georges Erasmus says, "Where common memory is lacking, where people do not share in the same past, there can be no real community." What is the true history of our community?

Civil rights leader Cornel West says, "Justice is what love looks like in public." Is our community safe and just for everyone?

Labor leader Dolores Huerta says, "Honor the hands that harvest your crops." How are we supporting the working class in Whittier?

NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program Director Jacqueline Patterson says, "The entities that....push back on air quality regulations are the same ones who are pushing back against our voting rights." How can we protect democracy in our community?

Climate justice, racial justice, and gender justice intersect. Sustainable City partners with local organizations and leaders to facilitate community conversations about equity, safety, sustainability, and justice in our community.

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