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LCV & CHISPA STATEMENTS ON WV V. EPA DECISION: PASS RECONCILIATION BILL, EXPAND THE COURT

Mika Hyer, mhyer@lcv.org, 940-783-2230 Washington D.C – Today, in response to the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision to side with the interests of coal companies and dangerously narrow the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate climate pollution under the Clean Air Act, the League of Conservation Voters issued the following statements: LCV Board Chair …

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Chispa LCV Condemns Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Constitutional Right to Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2022Contact: Pita Juarez, Chispa LCV | 602-413-4421 | pjuarez@lcv.org Washington, D.C. — Today, in response to the Supreme Court’s extremely partisan decision to overturn 50 years of precedent in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, members of the Chispa network issued the following statements: “Chispa stands with our allies who …

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Environmental, Economic Justice Groups Urge Lion Electric to Negotiate Community Benefits Agreement Ahead of New Facility Opening, Electric School Bus Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 23, 2022Contact: Pita Juarez, Chispa LCV | 602-413-4421 | pjuarez@lcv.org Led by the members of Alliance for Electric School Buses, 21 organizations call on Lion to commit to creating good jobs, local community investments in Joliet, IL NATIONAL, JUNE 23, 2022 – As Lion Electric, the largest multinational company that specializes in electric school buses, prepares …

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Chispa Texas Releases Statement In Response To Mass Shooting At Robb Elementary School In Uvalde, Texas

Contact: Pita Juarez | pjuarez@lcv.org | (602) 413-4421 Corpus Christi — Today, in response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde Texas, Elida Castillo, Program Director of Chispa Texas, a program of Chispa LCV building the political power of Tejanos, released the following statement:  “Today, we learned of yet another mass shooting, …

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Urge Congress to Prioritize Clean and Healthy Buses for our Children

Chispa LCV Statement on EPA’s Clean School Bus Program Announcement

Pita Juarez I pjuarez@lcv.org | (602) 413-4421 Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s opening of its historic, billion-dollar Clean School Bus Program to help school districts replace polluting buses with zero-emission, electric school buses, Chispa National, Chispa state partners, and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released the following statements: …

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Growing Up with Madre Tierra

They say that the things you are introduced to you at a young age will remain with you forever. Growing up in northern Mexico, Culiacán Sinaloa, I spent some of the most critical years of my life living with my amá, my grandma Guadalupe. We lived in a big mysterious cream-colored corner house just five …

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Celebrate Earth Day with Chispa by Recognizing our State Programs

This Earth Day, join us in celebrating the accomplishments of each of our Chispa programs.We want to highlight front-line communities, the driving force in the climate movement. Low income and communities of color bear the brunt of climate burdens, and it is often these communities that are fighting the hardest for environmental justice.  In 2011, …

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Chispa LCV Statement to the Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

Pita Juarez, Chispa LCV | 602-413-4421 | pjuarez@lcv.org Washington, DC — In response to President Joe Biden announcement of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee to replace Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court, Chispa National Campaigns Manager Alejandra Ramirez-Zarate, released the following statement: “We applaud President Biden’s decision to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson …

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Let’s Build Back Better For All

In the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, families and communities also faced turbulence in surviving floods from New York City to New Orleans and wildfires all over the Southwest and California. This year continues to remind us that the climate crisis is in fact already upon us. Extreme weather is already the world’s leading …

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