Q&A: What to know about West Dallas’ environmental past and future

Q&A: 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.

West Dallas

Sona Chaudhary - May 5, 2022

How West Dallas is leaving a history of environmental racism in the dust

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.

West Dallas

Sona Chaudhary - May 5, 2022

Q&A with Esther Villarreal

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.

West Dallas

Shardae White - December 14, 2021

People need jobs. Nonprofits need volunteers. Socialwyze’s solution is hourly wages for good work.

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.

South Dallas

Steven Monacelli - July 20, 2021

A poisoned West Dallas speaks out against air pollution

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.

West Dallas

Sona Chaudhary - February 17, 2021

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