Alisa G. Cook

Tree Equity: “Good Shade” Project to Address Shade Disparities in LA

By February 5, 2021

Photo source: Good Shade Besides creating attractive places to walk, run, bike, play, and meet, having access to green space is associated with lower stress levels and greater well-being. Urban trees, in particular, provide countless benefits to the areas they occupy.  On a recent sunny Wednesday morning, a group of about 15 individuals, from all walks of life, gathered at Alondra Community Regional Park in Los Angeles, California.The group was here to bring equity to their neighborhood and plant a few trees—50, to be exact. Good Shade organized the Jan 13, 2021, event to bring more shade to parts of…

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