Martha Argüello

Martha Argüello is the Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility—Los Angeles and the co-chair of STAND-L.A. (Stand Together Against Neighborhood Drilling—Los Angeles), an environmental justice coalition of frontline communities and health organizations campaigning to end urban oil drilling in Los Angeles. She is committed to making the credible voice of physicians a powerful instrument for transforming California and our planet into a more peaceful and healthy place.

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After 14 weeks of Fire Drill Fridays in Washington, DC, Jane Fonda and the Fire Drill Friday team is moving to California to join with local and regional climate and environmental activists across the state.  With monthly drills across the state, the first in the series with take place in Los Angeles at 11 am local time on Friday, February 7th at LA City Hall. (Image: @SarahEpperson/ Views
Friday, February 07, 2020
Climate Justice Movement Joins Forces With Entertainment Industry at Fire Drill Fridays to Take on Big Oil in Los Angeles
At a private home on the west side of Los Angeles in late January, two worlds collided: the grassroots environmental activists working in our city's low-income communities—where toxic oil wells drill near homes and schools—and the the celebrity-activist firepower of Jane Fonda. It might be shooting...
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