The Environmental Health and Justice Campaign

Join the movement to use your voice for social and environmental justice in our communities.


We are the Margin of Victory

EHJC educates, organizes and advocates for candidates, policies and initiatives that protect public health, the environment and that promote social and environmental justice.


2016 - A Year of Victory

In 2016, every ballot measure EHJC endorsed went our way - including the election of District 9 City Councilmember Georgette Gomez. Thank you for using your voice to bring our communities one step closer to #healthyhoods.

About Us

Environmental Health & Justice Campaign is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit organization. EHJC empowers low-income communities of color to build power by increasing voter turnout through effective civic engagement campaigns. EHJC educates, organizes and advocates for candidates, policies and initiatives that protect public health, the environment and that promote social and environmental justice.

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2021 Endorsements

Vote No on the Republican Recall

EHJC is proud to endorse a position of No on the Recall of Gavin Newsom as Governor of California.

Governor Newsom has led California to an unprecedented budget surplus and proposed a 2021 state budget that includes $2 billion for energy and water utility debt, $5.2 billion for housing debt relief, $420 million for the Transformative Climate Communities Program (TCC). California also has one of the lowest COVID infection rates and highest vaccination rates in the country.

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Vote No on Hate

Despite this progress, an effort led by Trump Republicans from around the country want to take California away from us.

Trump supporters at the capital building

They are attacking Newsom for supporting sanctuary city policies to protect immigrants, allowing all voters to vote by mail, and for advancing green technologies and innovation that will make our air cleaner and communities more resilient.

Who is supporting the recall?

Of course, the Trump-supporting, anti-immigrant Republican Party, including its radical fringe groups. Orrin Heatlie, the main organizer of the effort to recall the Governor, wrote on Facebook, “Microchip all illegal aliens. It works! Just ask Animal control!

According to the LA Times, the recall is supported by, “Those included groups promoting distrust of government, science and medicine; peddlers of QAnon doomsday conspiracies; “patriots” readying for battle and one organization allied with the far-right extremist group, the Proud Boys.” These groups compare COVID-19 safety measures and wearing a mask to the holocaust and Governor Newsom to Hitler.

Protect California

We must protect California and our communities and Vote No on the Recall. Who else is opposed to the Republican Recall and supporting Governor Gavin Newsom?

California Democratic Party
California Environmental Justice Alliance
Dolores Huerta
Senator Bernie Sanders
Stacey Abrams
Senator Elizabeth Warren
Labor unions

What happens if Governor Newsom is recalled? 

We could end up with an anti-environmentalist, anti-minimum wage, sexist! Click to learn more.

If you want to help us defeat hate and protect our communities, sign up below.

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How to vote:

  • Mail-in Ballot: If you are registered to vote and your information is up to date, you will receive your ballot in the mail the week of August 16, 2021. To check your registration status, click here. To learn more, click here.
  • Ballot Drop-off Locations: You can drop your ballot off from August 17 – September 14. To find ballot drop-off locations, click here.
  • In-person voting: You can vote in-person from September 11 – September 14. To find in-person voting locations, click here.
  • Register to Vote: Monday, August 30, 2021, is the last day you can register to vote in this election. To register to vote, click here.

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