Tim Watkins

President and CEO, Watts Labor Community Action Committee

President and CEO of Watts Labor Community Action Committee

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Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change.

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Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change.

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