Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to his proposed 2016-17 state budget, which included an increase of $5.5 million to address California’s safe drinking water crisis.
Marshall Islands Development Bank (MIDB) recently celebrated the 100th home constructed in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Mutual Self-Help Program.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) work to install water bottle filling stations and point-of-use filters in Arvin, California, through the Agua4All program was featured on Valley Public Radio today
RCAC joined a drinking water advocate coalition to ask California lawmakers for more funding to support small disadvantaged water systems and to provide access to safe drinking water for schools.
During an Assembly Budget Committee No. 3 Resources and Transportation meeting, RCAC CEO Stanley Keasling noted that the drinking water advocates group has proposed a $56 million budget package to advance the human right to water in California.
In 1982, RCAC’s CEO Stan Keasling joined the Board of Directors of the California Coalition for Rural Housing (CCRH). Although CCRH had been around already for six years, Stan’s involvement—which continues today—contributed mightily to bringing sustainable and affordable housing to the state’s thousands of farmworkers and Tribal communities.