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Excess Food, Which Normally Gets Thrown Out, Helps To Feed Hungry In Santa Barbara County

By Debra Greene ~ KCLU ~ Food that would normally be thrown out is now feeding the hungry in Santa Barbara County. Restaurants, supermarkets and caterers routinely dump their excess prepared food. But instead of filling up landfills with healthy, uneaten food, the Community Environmental Council came up with an idea. “It just seems wrong to send edible food to waste. Instead, we could be giving it to people who…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Santa Barbara Earth Day

Hometown Environmental Justice

Honoring our charter to be an advocate of environmental justice, The Justice Project was proud to be a sponsor of Earth Day Festival produced by the Community Environmental Council in our hometown of Santa Barbara, California. While the crowd was estimated at 35,000 visitors, the experience each of us has with our planet is uniquely individual. And so too was my experience in slowly walking Alameda Park and enjoying the colors,…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | A Book of My Own Supports Local Literacy Program

A Book of My Own Supports Local Literacy Program

We were recently given the opportunity to put some smiles on kids faces in donating books in our local Santa Barbara area. We are so thrilled to see our just cause A Book of My Own growing!   Books in hand and a smile on his face, Noah benShea, Executive Director of The Justice Project, came to the Family Opportunity Center on February 20th, 2014, to donate more than 100…

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