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05 May 2016

RIVERSIDE PRESS-ENTERPRISE: Three new California national monuments celebrated

The added protected lands, Jewell said, make it possible to hike from the Angeles National Forest east of Los Angeles to the San Bernardino National Forest to the newly created Sand to Snow National Monument,…
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28 April 2016

UNIVISION: The Untold History of Hispanics and African Americans in our Nation’s Public Lands

On Thursday a coalition of civil society organizations have urged President Barack Obama to ensure greater participation and involvement of Hispanics, Asians, and African Americans citizens in national parks and public lands of the United…
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28 April 2016

CRONKITE NEWS: Grijalva, Gallego join call for more minority inclusion in public lands

Arizona Democratic Reps. Raul Grijalva and Ruben Gallego joined other lawmakers and civil rights groups Thursday urging President Barack Obama to implement more inclusive policies on the nation’s public lands.
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29 March 2016

HUFFINGTON POST: Taxes Key to Strengthening Latinos’ Financial Future

It’s no secret that the Latino community is one of the nation’s fastest growing populations. By 2050, the Latino population will surpass 100 million, about double what it is today, according to the U.S. Census…
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27 March 2016

HUFFINGTON POST: Celebrate, Not Denigrate, Latino Involvement in California Desert Protections

I recently received the following Twitter message, “why does it matter the race of the people protecting our desert? I am so tired of bias.” The Tweet was in response to photos we posted of…
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13 March 2016

HUFFINGTON POST: National Parks Centennial Marks Milestone, Needs to Represent a Future of Inclusion

One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed the bill establishing the National Park Service. From day one, the goal was "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and…
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