Sojourners Magazine: June 2018
In this issue, Niki Wong explains how the demand for fossil fuels has created "sacrifice zones," including her own LA neighborhood. In wealthier, whiter neighhborhoods with active drill sites, regulations protect residents from the noise, smell, and chemical exposure. But in neighborhoods like Wong's—predominantly people of color living in poverty—few regulations were in place. So together with Redeemer Community Partnership, Wong and other people of faith are fighting back.