Environmental Justice in General Plans

Project Background

  SB 1000 is a state legislation that requires cities and counties to incorporate environmental justice policies into their general plans. WALKSacramento has provided assistance to both Sacramento County and the City of Sacramento during the development of their environmental justice elements by sharing relevant resources, identifying environmental justice considerations and opportunities, and guiding policy language to embed health equity and mobility justice into local policy.


Project Role

Technical Assistance Provider

Project Partners

Sacramento County, City of Sacramento

Project Timeline

2018 – 2019: WALKSacramento participation in County of Sacramento Environmental Justice Advisory Group

2019 – Current: WALKSacramento participation in City of Sacramento Environmental Justice Working Group