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HCBF Agenda: Friday, January 27th Board of Directors Monthly Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/a37f997eb3a7/hcbf-agenda-jan-2023-board-of-directors-meeting-6025983
Applicant Webinar - Round 3 of HCBF's Air Quality Mitigation Fund (AQMF) Program - https://mailchi.mp/c1dccd3937ee/hcbfs-aqmf-round-3-5930023
OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Round 3 of HCBF's Air Quality Mitigation Fund (AQMF) Program - https://mailchi.mp/b31720c3073a/hcbfs-aqmf-round-3-5927531
HCBF Agenda: Friday, December 16th Board of Directors Monthly Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/1909559aaa5a/hcbf-agenda-dec-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5925959
HCBF's Air Quality Mitigation Fund (AQMF) - Round 3 RFP release coming soon! - https://mailchi.mp/dd5fb2c55395/hcbfs-community-benefit-grants-are-back-apply-today-5925539
HCBF Agenda: Friday, November 18th Board of Directors Monthly Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/dcffd814f2d9/hcbf-agenda-jul-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5921691
Join us tomorrow for HCBF's Round 2 of Air Quality Mitigation Fund (AQMF) proposal presentations at our Spooktober board meeting!
Proposals include ocean going vessels, EV charging stations, and cargo handling equipment.
Visit https://hcbf.org/agenda/ to join! #AirQuality
HCBF Agenda: Friday, October 28th Board of Directors Monthly Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/16203d0788da/hcbf-agenda-jul-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5917939
HCBF's Air Quality Mitigation Fund (AQMF) Finalist Presentations - https://mailchi.mp/c6758c87f5ce/hcbfs-community-benefit-grants-are-back-apply-today-5916615
HCBF Launches New Website! - https://mailchi.mp/9e70eeff3e82/hcbfs-community-benefit-grants-are-back-apply-today-5893583
HCBF Agenda: Friday, September 23rd Board of Directors Monthly Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/857ca15d4f93/hcbf-agenda-jul-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5893359
Join the community of Wilmington tomorrow in a march for peace against gun violence. We know the families are hurting and the community is concerned. This march will set the stage for the community to voice their concerns and stand united.
Townhall To End Ship Pollution led by US Congressman Lowenthal. Community members can ask policymakers questions about existing clean shipping initiatives, as well as what more leaders can do to reduce ship pollution Register at link to attend: https://actionnetwork.org/events/long-beach-town-hall-end-ship-pollution/
Join HCBF at our public board meeting this Friday at 10am PST. 3 grantees from Round 1 of our Healthy Harbor Communities Initiative will give presentations on their impactful work in our communities!
Visit https://hcbf.org/agenda/ for information on how to join the meeting.
HCBF Agenda: Friday, August 26th Board of Directors Monthly Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/45a6026ca7d6/hcbf-agenda-jul-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5888475
HCBF Agenda: CORRECTION - Friday, July 22nd Board of Directors Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/d4d24d846f9b/hcbf-agenda-jul-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5882975
HCBF Agenda: Friday, July 22nd Board of Directors Monthly Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/b55624c6f957/hcbf-agenda-jul-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5882599
HCBF Agenda: Friday, July 1st Board of Directors Special Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/04d50a52f57c/hcbf-agenda-jun-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5880351
Have you heard about Kids Breathe Better? It’s our new podcast that will launch on June 28th. This podcast series is designed for parents and caregivers of children with asthma. More information will be coming soon!
CDC developed a new Asthma Action Plan that you can use to help people living with asthma. Learn more and download the #AsthmaActionPlan here: http://bit.ly/3OSQexi.
HCBF Agenda: Friday, June 24th Board of Directors Annual Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/ed659a2017f8/hcbf-agenda-jun-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5878519
We’re NOW accepting applications to replace old Heavy-Duty Vehicles and Goods Movement Equipment with Cleaner Options!
#CarlMoyer Program (Heavy-Duty Vehicles): http://aqmd.gov/moyer
#Prop1B Program (Goods Movement Equipment): http://aqmd.gov/Prop1B
As a Potentially High Risk Level Facility, #Sterigenics in #Vernon is required to reduce toxic emissions from operations as well as provide an Early Action Reduction Plan within 90 days to reduce health risks: http://bit.ly/aqmd060822
On #WorldEnvironmentDay we encourage you to take the clean air pledge. Join thousands of individuals and organizations coming together to protect public health, improve air quality and prevent climate change!
The Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility project team will host a public meeting to update the public on the status of the #POLB project during a virtual community meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 15. Click here to register: http://ow.ly/tHJa50Joklb
CCA Deputy Policy Director Chris Chavez points out the @metrolosangeles vote not to expand I-710 is step #1.
“Even though you are rightly backing away from expansion, these communities are still impacted by freeway congestion. You need to rebuild trust.”
Good Morning! Harbor Gateway Community Plan Preliminary Draft Plan is Now Available. Check out the below image for more information
Submit your application for HCBF's Community Benefit Grant Program - Applications Due Friday July 15th - https://mailchi.mp/5ec64ccc9dcc/hcbfs-hhci-grants-apply-today-5827811?fbclid=IwAR3gBNJscgqmpFpS4WMqsuu58cfzuKfbjgyzMJKJsvDH3B_4rq7n91jkZWo
Now Accepting Project Proposals - HCBF's Community Benefit Grant Program - Applications Due Friday July 15th - https://mailchi.mp/5ec64ccc9dcc/hcbfs-hhci-grants-apply-today-5827811
Calling all funders + CBOs 🚨: Learn how a 3+ year long campaign for a decorative crosswalk inspired a community to build a radical approach to how immigrants & parents of color build power ✊, win pedestrian infrastructure, and get paid 💸 as contractors (aka promotores).
🚨Tell @AirResources to strengthen the #ACCII and help #CA transition off of expensive gasoline, especially for low-income communities and communities of color! We need at least 75% #EV sales by 2030 and mandatory equity provisions! It takes just 3 MINUTES:https://cleancarstates.org/take-action/#arb-comment
HCBF Board Meeting: Notification of Change - https://mailchi.mp/a2be9a6bf7d4/hcbf-notification-of-change-nov-board-of-directors-meeting-5825947
Excited to partner again with @TSA and @portoflongbeach on a pop-up #TWIC enrollment event. Truck drivers and others can enroll for TWIC. Make an appointment and pre-enroll for TWIC here: http://universalenroll.dhs.gov/programs/twic
#TWICCard #POLB @TSA_Pacific
About 5 million children in the U.S. have #asthma, and it affects some populations more than others. Check out this infographic to learn more, including signs of asthma to look out for: https://bit.ly/3LpZcjr #BreatheBetter #AsthmaAwareness
Registration is now open for the 5th Annual California Clean Air Day! Join hundreds of other government, business and nonprofit partners and plan to join us as we collectively come together for clean air!
Check out this article from Erica Yee and Hannah Getahun (a former HCBF intern) discussing the health risks impacting near port communities. https://lnkd.in/gx7FfAmn
Zero-emissions truck trial set to begin this year in ports of Long Beach, LA https://trib.al/bRTD40m
Tune in to the Live Webcast of our May Governing Board Meeting Next Friday, May 6th at 9:00am on Zoom, Facebook Live (@SouthCoastAQMD) or our YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/aqmdwebcast
In the smoggiest air basin in the US, we're looking forward to next week's @SCAGnews session at #SCAG22GA on "The Region's Zero-Emission Transition" with @jparfrey @LarryChung @SunlineTransit + others.
*Note: ticket sales end today.
HCBF Agenda: Friday, April 22nd Board of Directors Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/934bde189d42/hcbf-agenda-apr-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5823659
National AVP of Healthy Air @LauraKateBender: “People get that trucks powered by diesel are making their families sick. Ensuring that no neighborhood has to bear a pollution burden of a nearby highway, port, or distribution center will save lives & reduce illness.” #CleanerTrucks
Still wondering how the Clean Truck Fund Rate works? Check out this video to learn more about the new program that will raise funds to convert from diesel to zero-emissions drayage trucks. http://ow.ly/Ipm750IH6ml
Don't miss out this opportunity to hear from Gaby, a Safe Street Promotora Educator, and how a community-based promotor is revolutionizing how Angelenos engage the City for safe street infrastructure + building careers in the process. https://twitter.com/LANIorg/status/1512067682685829120
Check out Goods Movement Emission Reduction Projects and the Carl Moyer Program presented by South Coast AQMD. Check out more information on http://www.aqmd.gov/home/programs/business/business-detail?title=goods-movement-emission-reduction-projects-(prop-1b)&parent=vehicle-engine-upgrades and http://www.aqmd.gov/home/programs/business/business-detail?title=heavy-duty-engines&parent=vehicle-engine-upgrades
Check out Los Angeles Maritime Institute Virtual Volunteer Orientation. Visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSew3UtZj-0jNx9AX33_0hkjkTi87t11B-cg4k44gBu33pGI_g/viewform to register.
Happening today & continuing the next 2 days, @EPA is holding a public hearing on their proposed rule on truck pollution standards. Lung Association staff and volunteers are testifying & urging EPA to set the strongest possible #CleanerTrucks standards to protect health
Get your ticket to our walk + party🎉 on April 30th? Meet the honorees revolutionizing how LA communities demand for safe streets (and getting paid for it!): our safe street promotora educators, a part of the Best Start Wilmington's grupo de seguridad. https://bit.ly/3HvL45u
Liberty Hill are promoting their series on “Community-Driven Climate Resilience Solutions”
Linked here are materials included and set for Thursday evenings, April 7th, 14th, and 21st from 6-8pm.
County of LA invites the public to provide input on the community's parks and recreation, the link for the survey is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PNR8939
More than 4 in 10 Americans live in areas with unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to our “State of the Air” Report. Climate change is a health emergency, making air quality worse and putting everyone’s health at risk: http://Lung.org/EV #ZeroEmissionFuture
It's National Public Health Week! @nih_nhlbi's Learn More Breathe Better program works to improve the lives of millions of Americans living with lung disease & those who care for them. We have resources to share with family and friends! https://bit.ly/2PJCkB7 #NPHW @NPHW
The Clean Air Action Plan addresses all sources of air emissions, not just trucks. Since 2005, diesel particulate matter is down 90%. The updated 2017 CAAP takes our goals to the next level; the Clean Truck Fund rate is part of that next step.
We just released our "Zeroing in on Healthy Air” report, highlighting how the widespread transition to zero-emission vehicles and electricity could save 110,000 lives & $1.2 trillion. But only if we act now: http://Lung.org/EV #ZeroEmissionFuture
📌Funding for #ZeroEmission vehicles from @CaliforniaHVIP will be available soon.
-Public #transit buses
-Class 8 #drayage tractors
Learn more at: https://bit.ly/CAHVIP
“Race matters. A lot. And we cannot shy away from it if we want real, transformative change.” A MUST READ @LATimes piece 👀 by @alvaros_views of @greenlining & @Prof_MPastor of @ERI_USC
Don’t leave money on the table, be sure to see if you’re eligible for #funding through #EnergIIZE, a #ZeroEmission fueling infrastructure project for #MediumDuty and #HeavyDuty vehicles.
Open for #EV Fast Track Applications on Mar 23.
On Thursday, @AirResources can improve air quality & health of port communities with the Commercial Harbor Craft Rule. The rule would cut diesel & NOx pollution by up to 54% & 89% respectively, lowering the cancer risk for millions of residents. Time for #PollutionFreePorts! ⚡⛴
HCBF Agenda: Friday, March 25th Board of Directors Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/b88fc1bc7c55/hcbf-agenda-mar-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5770316
“Everyone that I know that's got in them loves them and I can't wait till we get more...” @AirResources, @GovernorNewsom, #ElectricTruck drivers get it. The technology is here. We need to hit 100% pollution-free truck sales by 2036. WATCH: https://youtu.be/DIEqKyBKCeQ @laincubator
#CALeg, Californians are suffering from air pollution. As this crisis grows, we must #InvestInCleanAir with $1.5 Billion for clean transportation equity projects that help low-income residents adopt #EVs. #CAbudget - https://www.investincleanair.com/
Join us on Wednesday, March 30th for our next virtual #AB617 Truck Incentives Workshop. We’re seeking community input on this program geared toward the need to reduce harmful emissions and exposure to toxic air contaminants: http://aqmd.gov/cappincentives
HCBF Air Quality Mitigation Fund - Deadline Extended for Letters of Interest - https://mailchi.mp/576a9b75dbc4/aqmf-letter-of-interest-release-5767616
This Thursday, take part in our Virtual #AB617 Community Steering Committee meeting covering South Los Angeles. For more info, visit http://aqmd.gov/AB617
There's a reason why our Wilmington parents created the Safe Street Promotor Educator Program: to build community power to push against port & refinery related problems that have been in our community streets for decades and worsened by the pandemic.
HCBF Agenda: Friday, February 25th Board of Directors Meeting - https://mailchi.mp/ad6db69cf324/hcbf-agenda-feb-2022-board-of-directors-meeting-5763892
It's a packed house at LA City's Pedestrian Advisory Committee! Three agencies are reporting back to 60+ Angelenos about our City's broken sidewalk repair program. Interested? DM us to get more involved!
#POLB’s Managing Dir. of Planning & Environmental Affairs Heather Tomley testified at a CA State Senate committee on Transportation this week on #POLB’s push towards zero-emissions. We’re proud to be leading the charge to achieve our zero-emissions goals. http://ow.ly/HF3c30saVF7
Stressed out? Anxious? Depressed? Wilmington Community Clinic in the #LosAngeles Harbor area has affordable English/Spanish counselors. If you need to talk, no- or low-cost confidential counseling available (310) 549-5760 for an appointment #mentalhealth #Wilmington #CA