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From Brightline Defense Project, this podcast explores local environmental justice (EJ) issues in the Bay Area, highlighting the work of activists, decision-makers, and community-based organizations like ours. Artwork created by Ellen Miller (@ellendrawslaws)

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

From Brightline Defense Project, this podcast explores local environmental justice (EJ) issues in the Bay Area, highlighting the work of activists, decision-makers, and community-based organizations like ours. Artwork created by Ellen Miller (@ellendrawslaws)

    Mini Episode: Ken Chen

    Mini Episode: Ken Chen

    In our new podcast mini-episode, hear from CYC Youth Leader, Ken Chen, about his work educating seniors about air quality issues, the importance of helping young people organize for change in their own communities, and his hopes for the future of his community.  

    • 5 min
    Mini Episode: Reggie Reed

    Mini Episode: Reggie Reed

    In this mini episode, we spotlight the work of SRO tenant organizer Reggie Reed. We’ll hear about the Central City SRO Collaborative’s fight for tenants’ rights, wildfire air quality surveying efforts, and the need for a holistic approach to housing in San Francisco.

    • 6 min
    80 Square Feet of Chinatown

    80 Square Feet of Chinatown

    In this episode, we take a deep dive into San Francisco Chinatown’s Single Room Occupancy hotels, or SROs. We’ll take a look at what it’s like to live in such extreme density, why open space is a critical resource for residents, and how local community organizations are tackling a set of escalating environmental health crises here. 

    • 16 min
    Your Community, Your Air

    Your Community, Your Air

    In this episode, we explore air quality as a crucial piece of the environmental justice (EJ) puzzle in the Bay Area. We dig into the importance of monitoring air quality at the neighborhood scale, covering the roles of community residents, government...

    • 11 min
    Trailer: The Brightline Podcast

    Trailer: The Brightline Podcast

    Here's a quick preview of our new show, The Brightline Podcast. From Brightline Defense Project, this podcast will explore environmental justice (EJ) issues in the broader Bay Area, highlighting the work of local activists, decision-makers, and...

    • 47 sec

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

~pgg~~ ,

An amazing listen!

Great podcast- so interesting and informative! Can’t wait for next week’s episode!!

Edit~ The second episode was simply splendid. Maya and Aubrey are fantastic hosts! Can’t wait to hear more from them!

Arya Ökten ,

A Must Listen

Great podcast— clear, informative, and makes difficult concepts easy to digest. Only complaint is that the episode was too short! Excited to see what comes next.

npp11 ,

Powerful

Powerful examination of environmental justice in the Bay Area. Super crisp. Can’t wait to see what comes next.

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