CWC eNews: World Water Day, New Report, Sacramento Action, Irvine Leadership Awards, and more!
This week, The James Irvine Foundation honored our founders, Susana De Anda and Laurel Firestone, as 2018 Leadership Award recipients. Each year, the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize individuals and organizations that display a commitment to innovation and a record of success in improving people’s lives, creating opportunity, and contributing to a better California.
Governor Brown commits to ensuring the basic human right to safe and affordable drinking water for all Californians in his January proposed budget.
Five years ago California became the first state in the nation to recognize access to safe, clean drinking water as a human right. Today, the reality for hundreds of communities throughout the state is they have tap water that’s too contaminated to drink and no money to clean it up.
A look back on the 2017 legislative session and the work ahead in 2018.
This month CWC Community Education and Outreach Specialist, Vanessa Michel, is leading a team of 10 canvassers to outreach to thousands of latino voters in unincorporated communities impacted by lack of access to safe, clean and affordable drinking water.
We have three new interns and one new fellow that joined us last month across both our Visalia and Sacramento offices!