Environmental Justice conference aims to strengthen relationships in the community

Last week, more than 200 community activists and champions of the Environmental Justice fight gathered together in downtown Los Angeles at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles to hold their annual conference hosted by the South Coast Air Quality Managements District.{SCAQMD} SCAQMD is the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, among the smoggiest regions of the U.S. The agency is committed to protecting the health of residents, while remaining sensitive to businesses. SCAQMD’s Environmental Justice program began in 1997 with the Ethnic Advisory