2019 - Fact Sheet, Case Study

At the Intersection of Environmental Justice and Safe Routes to School in Muscoy, CA

Grassroots organizing takes root as community members and advocates in Muscoy, CA worked together to achieve wins for walking, biking, and Safe Routes to School.

Muscoy, CA is an unincorporated area in San Bernadino County with a population that is 82 percent Latinx and predominantly low-income, and has one of the worst air quality scores in California according to CalEnviroScreen. Through a combination of grassroots organizing, tactical urbanism events, technical assistance, and community workshops, local residents and advocates have built significant momentum and support among community members and decision makers for better walking conditions and Safe Routes to School.

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