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2019 Humanitarian Youth Award: The Legacy Continues

2019 HUMANITARIAN YOUTH AWARD: THE LEGACY CONTINUES by We the Youth of Detroit Crystal Stewart, a Detroit-native, is this year’s recipient of the Dr. Chrystal G. Tibbs Humanitarian Youth Award! An award created to honor the legacy of an educator, activist, and former board member of the United Nations Association of Greater Detroit, Dr. Chrystal G. Tibbs. Crystal says receiving this award came

By |November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Reflections on a pilgrimage

REFLECTIONS ON A PILGRIMAGE by Emmett Brennan During those first days in the desert I remember a certain timidness. There was a fear in me to meet the intensity of the landscape, the intensity of the story there, the people, the prayers, the circles and songs. The water... — The water. We went slowly, always listening for the water. It

By |November 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|


RUN4SALMON INTERVIEW WITH DESIRAE HARP AND MICHAEL PRESTON (POM) OF RUN4SALMON   Desirae Harp  a member of the Mishewal Wappo (Ona*tsátis) nation from the central coast of California and a descendant of the Diné Nation. She is a singer/songerwriter, educator, and community organizer. She performs across the country and gives workshops on expressive arts therapy, cultural revitalization, social justice, and environmental justice. She is

By |September 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Interview with Liz Crosson

INTERVIEW WITH LIZ CROSSON Liz Crosson joined Mayor Eric Garcetti's Sustainability Team as Water Policy Advisor after serving as the Executive Director of Los Angeles Waterkeeper for five years. Liz led Waterkeeper’s efforts to protect, conserve and restore Los Angeles' waterways through advocacy, community education and litigation. She previously worked with Lawyers for Clean Water, Inc. where she represented non-profit

By |September 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Owens River Water Trail

DREAMS OF DESERT WATER BY MIKE PRATHER Mike Prather is an environmental activist and conservationist who has advocated for the rewatering of Owens Lake and the Lower Owens River for decades. Mike was instrumental in the formation the Owens Valley Committee (OVC) and has served as its past president. Additionally, he is a member of both the Eastern Sierra Audubon Society

By |September 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Letter to LADWP

LETTER BY WALKING WATER TO LADWP August 24, 2019 Dear Marty, We first met in person when you joined our panel discussion at TreePeople as we walked through Los Angeles in 2017, on the 3rdphase of Walking Water. Your presence that day was very important as representing DWP. We understand you are now interim General Manager. We wrote this letter

By |September 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|
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