Community Health, Youth Voices
Low income families are often priced out of neighborhoods along California’s coastline. Long Beach environmental activists focused on health concerns among communities of color often target air quality, but the health of beaches and the ocean are also critical. “When it rains, all of the pollution from upstream ends up in Long Beach. As a result, the beaches are trashed and [the water] often has high fecal bacteria densities after a rain.” Read more at VoiceWaves.