California

Shelter

The 'FoodFight!' Campaign to End Food Waste Makes Meal Donations as Easy as Using a Rideshare App

Local activists launched a campaign to urge LA restaurants to put their tossed-out leftovers to good use.
Aaron Barksdale
3.6.18
Frontier

If You're Not Rich You Probably Can't Afford to Live in San Francisco or New York City

The fight to keep America's cities livable is playing out right now from coast to coast.
Emily Weitz
2.27.18
Rise Up

US Cities are Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry to Stop Irreparable Climate Change Damage

As the Trump administration continues to fawn over the fossil fuel industry rather that job-creating renewable energy, local proponents in New York and California are looking for ways to take up the fight in court.
Meg Charlton
2.16.18
Rise Up

This Higher Ed Advocacy Group Wants to Eliminate Student Debt in California

Students average $35,000 in debt, but a free tuition advocacy organization wants to redefine how higher education is funded in their state.
Eric Kingrea
1.23.18
Livable Planet

With 50 US Cities Committed to 100 Percent Clean Energy, 2018 Presents New Renewable Challenges

Cities will narrow their focus and begin the vital, if less glamorous, process of figuring out how to implement their environmental policy goals.
Meg Charlton
1.3.18
Voices

Weed Becomes Legal in California on New Year's Day, So Here's What You Need to Know

A lot needs to be done to ensure an equitable transition to marijuana legalization for the sixth largest economy in the world.
Tamar Todd
12.28.17
Rise Up

California's Bipartisan Support Could Transform School Breakfast and Lunch Nationwide

Believe it or not, warring American political parties could actually work together to solve childhood hunger.
Matt Branham
11.27.17
The Rundown

Communities Attempt to Solve Opioid Crisis by Suing Big Pharma

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
7.7.17
Rise Up

Watch VICE Impact's New Video 'Solidarity for Sanctuary'

The daily struggle undocumented residents go through is alive and well.
Impact Staff
6.20.17
Impact Water

Beneath California's Waters, Marine Life Flourishes on Old Oil Rigs

Two So-Cal scientists/divers are going deep to protect fragile underwater ecosystems with Rigs-to-Reefs.
Nick Chedli Carter
6.2.17
advocacy

Health Care in Peril, Even Obama is worried about the French Election

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.5.17
advocacy

The Rundown

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
4.27.17