Tag: environmental justice
What’s next for GAF: West Dallas 1 picks up where public meetings left off
While GAF has canceled public meetings for the time being, West Dallas 1 is hosting its own public meetings with the goal of informing neighbors and amplifying more residents’ voices.
What to know about West Dallas’ environmental past and future
Key concepts in West Dallas' fight to get rid of polluters, including the significance of zoning, permits, and civic action.
How West Dallas is leaving a history of environmental racism in the dust
Dallas is considering a new approach to permitting concrete batch plants, thanks to a long history of advocacy coming from West Dallas.
Q&A with Esther Villarreal
Esther Villarreal, appointee to Dallas' environmental commission and West Dallas resident, reflects on her advocacy and shares her hopes for the health of her community.
People need jobs. Nonprofits need volunteers. Socialwyze’s solution is hourly wages for good work.
The for-profit company connects nonprofits with unemployed individuals who can earn hourly wages by doing community benefit work.
A poisoned West Dallas speaks out against air pollution
GAF is North America’s leading roofing manufacturer, and its federal permit is up for renewal. West Dallas neighbors are seizing the opportunity to fight against GAF’s presence in their neighborhood.