Join LA Greens for a night of ¡Salsa Verde! with
Irma Muñoz who started the first Latina
Environmental organization in the country.
Download the bilingual flyer:
The LANGUAGE OF COMMUNITY
Muñoz started Mujeres de la Tierra after a local news story
on environmental issues in Latino neighborhoods failed to feature
any interviews with Latinos. The Los Angeles-based group banded
together with Latino soccer enthusiasts, law experts, and others to
form Alianza de los Pueblos del Rio.
The aim of this umbrella organization is to get the Latino voice
heard in the effort to revitalize the Los Angeles River, which,
George writes, is “a symbolic and literal convergence of a myriad
of issues confronting LA’s Latino population.” With an inverse
correlation between pollution exposure and access to parks and
open spaces, the mujeres have adopted the river’s resurrection as
their hope for a greener future and a healthier environment for
When: May 16, 2007
Where: The Peace Center
8124 W. Third Street Ste 103
Los Angeles, CA 90048-4339
Food: Potluck & Margaritas!
(Dishes from South
of the Border
The Los Angeles Greens is a club devoted to promoting peace, feminism, grassroots democracy, social justice and ecological wisdom. It is the largest Green Party club in L.A. County, which contains the largest group of registered Greens in both California and the nation.
The Los Angeles Greens meet every 3rd Wed. of the month at the Peace Center.