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Oakland city officials estimate that more than 4,000 people are homeless. Activists are demanding the city do more immediately. A group called Moms 4 Housing are taking a stand by occupying a vacant home in West Oakland.

Richmond Brings Air Pollution Control To The People

Oct 22, 2019
Sharon Beals

We hear a lot about bad air quality in California. And, it’s hard to know what to do about it. But thanks to a 2017 law, two Bay Area communities known for their air pollution are helping set their own air quality policies. But what does putting air pollution in the hands of the people really look like? 

On this edition of Your Call, we speak with three winners of this year’s 20th annual Brower Youth Awards, which recognizes outstanding youth leaders who are making strides in the environmental movement.