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Literacy for Environmental Justice

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) is an urban environmental education and youth empowerment organization created specifically to address the unique ecological and social concerns of Bayview Hunters Point, San Francisco, and the surrounding communities of Mission, Potrero Hill, Visitacion Valley, and Excelsior.

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LEJ’s SF EcoCenter Wins EPA Environmental Justice Award

January 28, 2011 by R. Adam Chasey

Nestled deep in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood among a tallow rendering plant, a wastewater treatment facility, a concrete plant, and one of the state's largest Superfund sites, the EcoCenter built by Literacy for Environmental Justice may just be the Bay Area's most innovative green building. And the federal EPA agrees.

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Environmental Education Off the Grid

January 01, 2010 by Aleta George

San Francisco’s first fully off-the-grid building comes to Bayview-Hunters Point, thanks to the nonprofit Literacy for Environmental Justice. The new EcoCenter is a working model of sustainability in a neighborhood that knows firsthand the costs of conventional waste management and power generation.

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Wildlife Surveys at Bayview-Hunters Point

October 01, 2004 by Christine Sculati

In one of the most environmentally degraded places on the eastern shore of San Francisco, you would not expect to ...

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Literacy for Environmental Justice’s Living Classroom

July 01, 2003 by Leah Messinger

The urban environmental education and youth empowerment organization Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) is about to begin construction work on ...

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