California Blog Posts

nonstick pan with an egg in it

What Do We Need to Do About PFAS in California?

April 10, 2019

They’re in stain resistant carpets and clothing, cookware, some cosmetics, outdoor gear, and even dental floss. You may know them as Teflon®, or Scotchguard®.

cacti in Anza Borrego Desert State Park

Community Participation in Groundwater Sustainability: The Borrego Valley

April 8, 2019

Imagine over 600,000 acres of wilderness.  You are surrounded by blue sky, mountains, rock formations and a cornucopia of plants including creosote, palo verde, cacti, and ocotillo.

Comité Lost Hills En Accion Meeting With Caltrans

Organizing For Community Safety in Lost Hills, California

April 8, 2019

Last month, the Comité Lost Hills En Accion, a group of community members that I work with to advocate for public health and community wellbeing measures in Lost Hills, invited representatives from

discarded coffee cups in trash

Let's Unpack That: Coffee

April 3, 2019

The United States contains 5% of the world’s population, yet consumes about a quarter of the planet’s resources.

map of the Santa Clara river

Community Participation in Groundwater Sustainability: Ventura County

March 18, 2019

Candice Meneghin serves on the board of the Fillmore and Piru Basins (FPB) Groundwater Sustainability Agency as an environmental representative for the Santa Clara River Environmental Groundwater C

Madison Park student on field trip to MLK shoreline

Teaching Environmental Justice, Empowering Students

March 8, 2019

Imagine growing up in a low-income immigrant of color neighborhood that has been subject to disinvestment and neglect.