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Community Health Protection Program

Learn about the Air District’s Community Health Protection Program to implement Assembly Bill 617.

The Air District is excited to expand our robust efforts to reduce community exposure to air pollutants. The Community Health Protection Program works with Bay Area communities to plan and implement Assembly Bill 617 (C. Garcia, Chapter 136, Statutes of 2017). This collaborative initiative will employ proven and innovative strategies to improve community health by reducing exposure to air pollutants in neighborhoods most impacted by air pollution.

Air District staff are working closely with the California Air Resources Board, other local air districts, community groups, community members, environmental organizations, regulated industries, and other key stakeholders to reduce harmful air pollutants. Through the Community Health Protection Program, we are working together to ensure that everyone benefits from our air quality efforts, especially those who live in areas of the San Francisco Bay Area most impacted by air pollution. We welcome and encourage your participation in this effort.

Community Health Protection Grant Program

The Air District is now offering community readiness or emission reduction grants as part of the Community Health Protection Grant Program.

AB617 Email List

Sign up to receive updates regarding the Air District’s Community Health Protection Program efforts to implement Assembly Bill 617.

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Richmond-San Pablo Area Community Air Monitoring Plan Steering Committee Application

Applications to join the Richmond-San Pablo Area Community Air Monitoring Plan Steering Committee have closed. Complete the application linked below if you are interested in being considered for future openings on the Steering Committee. Applications will be reviewed by the Steering Committee Co-Lead Team when seats are vacated.  Please email or if you have questions.

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Meetings and Events

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6/1/2020VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team MeetingNot yet available 
6/1/2020
Event Name:
VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team Meeting
Date & Time:
Monday, June 1
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Event Contact:
  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
Event Description:
The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.
 

Date & Time

Monday, June 1
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.

Other Documents

N/A

Event Contact

  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
5/4/2020VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team MeetingAgenda
 
5/4/2020
Event Name:
VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team Meeting
Date & Time:
Monday, May 4
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Event Contact:
  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
Event Description:
The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.
 

Date & Time

Monday, May 4
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Scheduled

Location

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Watch/Listen

This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.

Other Documents

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Event Contact

  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
4/20/2020Richmond-San Pablo Path to Clean Air Steering Committee Meeting (Virtual)Not yet available 
4/20/2020
Event Name:
Richmond-San Pablo Path to Clean Air Steering Committee Meeting (Virtual)
Date & Time:
Monday, April 20
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Presentation Slides


Air Rangers Presentations
Event Contact:
  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
Event Description:
The Path to Clean Air in Richmond-San Pablo Steering Committee will advise the development of the community air monitoring plan and will act as liaisons between the community stakeholders they represent by disseminating information and transmitting input as appropriate. Given the shelter-in-place requirements to prevent spread of COVID-19, this meeting is now on demand through Open Air Forum
 

Date & Time

Monday, April 20
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Scheduled

Location

N/A

Watch/Listen

This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

The Path to Clean Air in Richmond-San Pablo Steering Committee will advise the development of the community air monitoring plan and will act as liaisons between the community stakeholders they represent by disseminating information and transmitting input as appropriate. Given the shelter-in-place requirements to prevent spread of COVID-19, this meeting is now on demand through Open Air Forum

Other Documents

Presentation Slides


Air Rangers Presentations

Event Contact

  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
4/6/2020VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team MeetingAgenda
 
4/6/2020
Event Name:
VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team Meeting
Date & Time:
Monday, April 6
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Agenda:
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Presentation
Event Contact:
  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
Event Description:
The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.
 

Date & Time

Monday, April 6
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Status

Scheduled

Location

N/A

Watch/Listen

This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.

Other Documents

Presentation

Event Contact

  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
4/1/2020West Oakland Steering CommitteeNot yet available 
4/1/2020
Event Name:
West Oakland Steering Committee
Date & Time:
Wednesday, April 1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Status:
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Location:
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This meeting will not be webcast
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Event Contact:
  • Azibuike Akaba
  • Public Information Officer, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.8603
Event Description:
 

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Scheduled

Location

N/A

Watch/Listen

This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

Meeting Video

Other Documents

N/A

Event Contact

  • Azibuike Akaba
  • Public Information Officer, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.8603
3/25/2020
Cancelled
Cancelled - Path to Clean Air Steering Committee MeetingN/A 
3/25/2020
Event Name:
Cancelled - Path to Clean Air Steering Committee Meeting
Date & Time:
Wednesday, March 25
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Cancelled
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Event Contact:
  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
Event Description:
The Path to Clean Air in Richmond-San Pablo Steering Committee will advise the development of the community air monitoring plan and will act as liaisons between the community stakeholders they represent by disseminating information and transmitting input as appropriate. Please RSVP
 

Date & Time

Wednesday, March 25
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Status

Cancelled

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N/A

Event Description

The Path to Clean Air in Richmond-San Pablo Steering Committee will advise the development of the community air monitoring plan and will act as liaisons between the community stakeholders they represent by disseminating information and transmitting input as appropriate. Please RSVP

Other Documents

N/A

Event Contact

  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
3/23/2020VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team MeetingAgenda
 
3/23/2020
Event Name:
VIRTUAL CERP Community Design Team Meeting
Date & Time:
Monday, March 23
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Status:
Scheduled
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Agenda:
Agenda
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Other Documents:
Presentation and Materials
Event Contact:
  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
Event Description:
The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.
 

Date & Time

Monday, March 23
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Status

Scheduled

Location

N/A

Watch/Listen

This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

The Air District and a small group of community stakeholders who represent people who live in the Richmond-San Pablo Area will co-design and co-lead the process to develop a CERP Steering Committee. These meetings are held via Zoom due to mandatory shelter in place.

Other Documents

Presentation and Materials

Event Contact

  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
3/4/2020
Cancelled
West Oakland Steering CommitteeN/A 
3/4/2020
Event Name:
West Oakland Steering Committee
Date & Time:
Wednesday, March 4
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Status:
Cancelled
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Event Contact:
  • Azibuike Akaba
  • Public Information Officer, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.8603
Event Description:
N/A
 

Date & Time

Wednesday, March 4
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Status

Cancelled

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N/A

Event Description

N/A

Other Documents

N/A

Event Contact

  • Azibuike Akaba
  • Public Information Officer, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.8603
2/19/2020Path to Clean Air Steering Committee MeetingMeeting Agenda
 
2/19/2020
Event Name:
Path to Clean Air Steering Committee Meeting
Date & Time:
Wednesday, February 19
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Status:
Scheduled
Location:
Richmond Memorial Convention Center
403 Civic Center Plaza, Bermuda Room
Richmond, CA 94804
Watch/Listen:
This meeting will not be webcast
Agenda:
Meeting Agenda
:
Other Documents:
Meeting Flyer


Presentations


Additional Monitoring Options


Monitoring Van, Modes, and Approaches


Technical Advisory Group Update


AB 617 Funding Letter Draft


Meeting Summary
Event Contact:
  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
Event Description:
The Path to Clean Air in Richmond-San Pablo Steering Committee will advise the development of the community air monitoring plan and will act as liaisons between the community stakeholders they represent by disseminating information and transmitting input as appropriate. Please RSVP
 

Date & Time

Wednesday, February 19
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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View Full Calendar

Status

Scheduled

Location

Richmond Memorial Convention Center
403 Civic Center Plaza, Bermuda Room
Richmond, CA 94804

Watch/Listen

This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

The Path to Clean Air in Richmond-San Pablo Steering Committee will advise the development of the community air monitoring plan and will act as liaisons between the community stakeholders they represent by disseminating information and transmitting input as appropriate. Please RSVP

Other Documents

Meeting Flyer


Presentations


Additional Monitoring Options


Monitoring Van, Modes, and Approaches


Technical Advisory Group Update


AB 617 Funding Letter Draft


Meeting Summary

Event Contact

  • Kristen Law
  • Staff Specialist, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.4653
2/5/2020West Oakland Steering Committee MeetingWest Oakland Steering Committee Meeting Agenda
 
2/5/2020
Event Name:
West Oakland Steering Committee Meeting
Date & Time:
Wednesday, February 5
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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Status:
Scheduled
Location:
West Oakland Senior Center
1724 Adeline Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Watch/Listen:
This meeting will not be webcast
Agenda:
West Oakland Steering Committee Meeting Agenda
:
Other Documents:
WOCAP Partner Strategies handout


20200205_Meeting Summary_SC Meeting pdf
Event Contact:
  • Azibuike Akaba
  • Public Information Officer, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.8603
Event Description:
After hearing about the East Bay Diesel Exposure Project, the Steering Committee will break into Subcommittees to discuss a subset of WOCAP Partner Strategies.
 

Date & Time

Wednesday, February 5
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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Status

Scheduled

Location

West Oakland Senior Center
1724 Adeline Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Watch/Listen

This meeting will not be webcast

Event Description

After hearing about the East Bay Diesel Exposure Project, the Steering Committee will break into Subcommittees to discuss a subset of WOCAP Partner Strategies.

Other Documents

WOCAP Partner Strategies handout


20200205_Meeting Summary_SC Meeting pdf

Event Contact

  • Azibuike Akaba
  • Public Information Officer, Community Engagement and Policy
  • 415.749.8603

Documents and Materials

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3/24/2019AB 617 Fact Sheet
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AB 617 Fact Sheet
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7/31/2018Final Submittal: Public Process for Determination of Recommended Communities
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7/31/2018
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4/24/2018Final Description of AB 617 Candidate Communities
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4/24/2018
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Document:
Final Description of AB 617 Candidate Communities
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1/31/2018Update on AB617 Community Air Protection Program
Presentation
1/31/2018
Description:
Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.
Document:
Update on AB617 Community Air Protection Program
Type:
Presentation
 

Description

Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.

1/31/2018FAQ Community Health

Also available in:
中文 | Tagalog | Español | tiếng Việt
Presentation
1/31/2018
Description:
Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.
Document:
FAQ Community Health

Also available in:
中文 | Tagalog | Español | tiếng Việt
Type:
Presentation
 

Description

Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.

1/31/2018AB617 Workshop Community Panel
Presentation
1/31/2018
Description:
Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.
Document:
AB617 Workshop Community Panel
Type:
Presentation
 

Description

Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.

1/31/2018AB617 WOEIP Persepective
Presentation
1/31/2018
Description:
Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.
Document:
AB617 WOEIP Persepective
Type:
Presentation
 

Description

Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.

1/31/2018AB617 Community Workshop Presentation
Presentation
1/31/2018
Description:
Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.
Document:
AB617 Community Workshop Presentation
Type:
Presentation
 

Description

Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.

1/31/2018AB617 Community Air Protection - A Vallejo Perspective
Presentation
1/31/2018
Description:
Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.
Document:
AB617 Community Air Protection - A Vallejo Perspective
Type:
Presentation
 

Description

Materials and presentations from California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and a panel of community experts from the Bay Area Community Health Protection Program Regional Kick-off.

1/22/2018AB 617: Protecting Community Health
Presentation
1/22/2018
Description:
Presentation at the Air District Board Retreat on January 17, 2018 to introduce the Air District’s Community Health Protection Program.
Document:
AB 617: Protecting Community Health
Type:
Presentation
 

Description

Presentation at the Air District Board Retreat on January 17, 2018 to introduce the Air District’s Community Health Protection Program.

Book Presentation Video

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10/5/2018Book Presentation: State of ResistanceFlyer: State of Resistance
 
10/5/2018
Event Name:
Book Presentation: State of Resistance
Date & Time:
Friday, October 5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Location:
375 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Dr. Manuel Pastor discusses his book "State of Resistance: What California's Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America's Future".
 

Date & Time

Friday, October 5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Scheduled

Location

375 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Webcast Archive

Event Description

Dr. Manuel Pastor discusses his book "State of Resistance: What California's Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America's Future".

Other Documents

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