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Achieving Resilient Communities (ARC)

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Resilient communities—those with fresh food and clean water, air that is safe to breathe, and empowered people—are better equipped to adapt to our changing climate. The ARC project is partnering with California communities to identify priority metrics and make measurable progress toward becoming more resilient.

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ARC - Ventura

The ARC project is partnering with government agencies, community groups, and businesses in Ventura County to identify priority metrics and make measurable progress toward becoming more resilient.

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Eulalia Natividad Mendoza explains in Mixteco (an indigenous language of Mexico) how she and other farmworkers risk their lives every day dealing with the dangers of heat exhaustion in the fields, part of a series of personal stories from farmworker leaders created by PHI’s Achieving Resilient Communities and partners.

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Watch: Farmworkers Advocate for Climate Action

Seven farmworkers in Ventura County, CA share their experiences with climate change—highlighting its impacts and demonstrating the growing need to advance health equity and climate justice.

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