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Ivan Rodriguez is fighting the toxic effects of environmental racism in Southeast LA
Jun11

Ivan Rodriguez is fighting the toxic effects of environmental racism in Southeast LA

Southeast Los Angeles is my home, it is also one of the most heavily industrialized areas in Los Angeles, a community about six and a half miles southeast of Downtown Los Angeles.  My Making Contact story is about my experience of institutional environmental racism and the hidden effects it has on my community. The greatest challenge to the area is the large number of toxic polluters, superfund sites, brownfields and freeways. This so...

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