SAJE statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

We at Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE) believe that the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the Department of Justice is a regressive and detrimental action against the very communities that continue to make our nation great . We are outraged, upset, and disappointed at the shortsightedness of this decision from Washington. More than 800,000

Housing and Health in Los Angeles

By: Christopher Clark Housing policy has a profound impact on public health in Los Angeles. Housing unaffordability, residential instability, and poor living conditions have all been linked to serious mental and physical health problems among adult residents, as well as developmental problems in children. These three areas of housing policy (affordability, stability, and quality) are interrelated: when housing becomes less affordable,

Community Mother Herlinda Anguiano Faces Destruction of Home

Before I left the South Central residence of Herlinda Anguiano, 66, she stopped me and made me promise I would thank my mother every day.  I immediately felt sick.  I don’t thank my mom every day, and I don’t show her I want her life to get easier as she gets older.  Herlinda’s life just got harder and more uncertain