Saturdays for Environmental Justice
Start: Saturday, October 10, 2020•10:00 AM • Pacific Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)
Fight for Environmental Justice in California
Fatima Iqbal-Zubair is a public school teacher, immigrant, mother, and environmental champion running to bring the Green New Deal to Assembly District 64 and California. She was first moved to run for State Assembly when toxic levels of arsenic and lead was discovered at the football field at the high school, where Fatima taught and dirty water was present in many schools in Watts. For years, Big Business and Business-as-Usual politics has allowed a quarter of California's oil refining and most of the county's oil drilling to happen in our district- contributing to more cases of asthma and cancer than anywhere else in the country.
Fatima and this campaign believes that all people deserve clean air, clean water, and access to clean food; that it is unacceptable to allow profits to be prioritized over people; that it is time to usher in a Green New Deal for our state, starting with our most marginalized communities first.
We are up against a lot of oil money! We need your help in this fight! Join our Saturday phone banks to get the word out about Fatima Iqbal-Zubair's campaign and make a stand for environment justice. You will get to be in solidarity with other environmental groups that have endorsed Fatima or support Fatima.
Join our Google Hangout link. Training is held at the start of every phone bank for new phonebankers, and if you are a veteran you can jump right into phonebanking after joining the group! Join our #phoneteam channel on Slack to post questions and your experiences: bit.ly/fatimaslack