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Communities For A Better Environment

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews 757

Address:

6325 Pacific Blvd No 300 Huntington Park CA 90255 USA

Mission:

To promote clean air, clean water, and the development of toxin-free communities. It seeks to achieve this goal through technical research, litigation, public advocacy and public education.

Programs:

Program services included conducting research, analysis, advocacy and litigation with the purpose of achieving environmental protection and public health advocacy. This is achieved through community education programs and various publications with the interest of promoting awareness of environmental protection and public health issues.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I've found my voice by being involved with CBE. I now know who to call when I see flaring and smell that awful rotten egg (sulfur) smell. CBE keeps our community of Wilmington aware of the different sources of pollution and what we can do to live in a less polluted environment. We need to keep CBE in our community to educate more residents.

 
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8 people found this review helpful

First time I was told to be at Communities for a Better environment from School-to-Career I didn't know what to expect at all. I was a summer youth intern from Oakland High School Environmental Science Academy, so my background knowledge of the environment helped me there. Together with Youth Uprising Youths we helped CBE build the foundation of evidence to show the Environmental Protection Agency that they are not doing their job in East Oakland. My opportunity there was awesome, staffs and volunteer were all nice and helpful. CBE's office is very laid-back and chill but when they need to get down to business they get serious. So my experience with CBE has been a very rewarding one because I've learned so many things that I could have not learned in school and probably anywhere else.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

first account because I've seen how CBE operates.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-8-01

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

CBE is truly a grass-roots organization. AND, their work on environmental justice issues in California is truly unique. We all have a place and role in this great green movement, but CBE's role is particularly noteworthy. CBE is leading the way in protecting communities of color in the front line of disproportionately impacted industrial communities. Their staff are friendly, and good looking too. The work they do is pertinent, authentic, and totally community-based.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

organizing communities to feel empowered and to act on their own accord for their own protection.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

radically stop environmental injustice all over the nation.

Ways to make it better...

there were more CBEs all over the state.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

the need for more staff to do their incredible work.

One thing I'd also say is that...

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

 
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