CLCV Announces 2018 Gubernatorial Forum


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 6, 2018


Andy Kelley, CLCV Communications Director:, 510-844-0229
Kay Cuajunco, CEJA Communications Manager:, 619-889-7865
Sylvia Arredondo, CBE Action Civic Engagement Coordinator,, 310-971-6868


2018 Gubernatorial Forum in Los Angeles Hosted by

Environmental, Environmental Justice & Labor Groups

Community Members Ask Candidates to Share Vision & Top Priorities as Governor of California

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LOS ANGELES, CA— California Environmental Justice Alliance Action (CEJA Action), California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), CBE Action, and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) will host an engaging and fruitful discussion with the 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates: John Chiang, Delaine Eastin, and Antonio Villaraigosa to hear the candidates' positions on environmental justice, uplifting working families, and key social justice issues, as we build community across EJ, labor, and environmental sectors.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

WHERE: Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Avenue, Huntington Park, CA

WHO:  2018 Gubernatorial Candidates:

·         John Chiang

·         Delaine Eastin

·         Antonio Villaraigosa

Media spokespeople available for interview:

·         Gladys Limon, Executive Director, California Environmental Justice Alliance Action (CEJA Action)

·         Sylvia Arredondo, Civic Engagement Coordinator, CBE Action

·         Mike Young, California League of Conservation Voters

·         Jim Araby, UFCW Western States Council

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About the California League of Conservation Voters

The political muscle of the environmental movement in America’s leading environmental state, the California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) is the nation’s oldest grassroots environmental political action organization. CLCV uses sophisticated campaign tools to help elect pro-environment officials and to hold them accountable for passing legislation to protect health, communities and the environment. CLCV publishes the annual California Environmental Scorecard, which rates the actions of every state legislator and the governor on the state’s environmental priorities each legislative year. For more information about CLCV, visit

About the California Environmental Justice Alliance

California Environmental Justice Alliance Action(CEJA Action) builds the political power of communities of color to advance environmentally and socially just policies in California. We accomplish this by engaging voters in communities of color, organizing and training grassroots leaders to engage‚Ä®in civic and electoral politics, and advocacy to advance critical policies that will improve the health and quality of life in communities of color. We believe California’s communities of color are a powerful force for equitable environmental policies and a more participatory, inclusive democracy.


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