Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Laura Friedman, Rosalind Helfand and Mike Young

1 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Laura Friedman was elected to the California State Assembly in November 2016 to represent the 43rd Assembly District. Long recognized as a steadfast advocate for the environment, sustainable communities, and active transportation, in 2020 she was appointed to serve as the Chair for the Assembly Committee on Transportation. Rosalind Helfand is an independent environmental and social policy advisor based in Los Angeles. In 2020 she led the successful coalition campaign to encourage California to become an official UN Convention on Biological Diversity observer. Rosalind advises communities, nonprofits and governments on working together to create and implement solutions at the local, state, national and global levels. Mike Young is the political and organizing director of the California League of Conservation Voters. He works extensively with key political and grassroots community partners to build strategic relationships that help both identify and support environmental leaders, as well as hold legislators accountable to their community’s concerns. Heavily engaged with CLCV’s sister local leagues, Mike served as a board member and officer of the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters and is currently a board member on the League of Conservation Voters San Diego.

POPULAR

4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”