What’s In My Air? Part I – Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD

LSLA’s EJ team recently had a chance to talk with Air Alliance Houston's Bakeyah Nelson, Ph.D. - one of our community partners.  Read on to learn about Air Alliance Houston as we begin a series called, “What’s In My Air?” where we take a closer look at air pollution in LSLA's service area. LSLA: Hi … Continue reading What’s In My Air? Part I – Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD

What are brownfields?

National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) celebrates the 14th annual Environmental Education Week this week, April 23rd – 29th, 2018.  NEEF partners with a wide range of organizations to inspire educational learning and encourage stewardship of our essential resources: land, air, and water.  Lone Star Legal Aid’s Environmental Justice team participates this year by sharing information … Continue reading What are brownfields?

LSLA Honors The Legal Heroes Of Hurricane Harvey

“We are all just one disaster away from needing the services we provide” – Jai Collier, Directing Attorney – Hurricane Harvey Disaster Pro Bono Program National Volunteer Week, organized annually by Points of Light, is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers when they come together to tackle … Continue reading LSLA Honors The Legal Heroes Of Hurricane Harvey

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week | April 8 – 14, 2018

"The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering." – BEN OKRI (1959–) National Crime Victim Rights Week (NCVRW) is April 8-14, 2018. One week each April we dedicate to learning more about victimization and its impact on individuals, families … Continue reading National Crime Victims’ Rights Week | April 8 – 14, 2018

National Groundwater Awareness Week

March 11-17, 2018 is National Groundwater Awareness Week. With our commitment to a fair distribution of environmental benefits and burdens as well as equal protection from environmental hazards, we must spread the word about groundwater. According to Kevin McCray, Executive Director of the National Groundwater Association, "Some 44 percent of the U.S. population depends on … Continue reading National Groundwater Awareness Week