About Pacoima Beautiful

Pacoima Beautiful (PB) was founded in 1996 by five relentless mothers who became distraught by the unpleasant sight of trash and toxic smells they endured while walking their young children to school. They knew that the only way to create a safer and cleaner community for their children and neighbors was through collective action, and so like good neighbors they joined forces to bring Pacoima some of its first major community clean-ups and tree planting events. The beautification projects of our founding mothers set the grassroots foundation that our historically women led organization has stood by for the past 25 years.

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Community members show up in support of the closure of Whiteman Airport

Sign the Petition to Shutdown Whiteman Airport

We are calling on the county of Los Angeles to shutdown whiteman. For 75 years Whiteman Airport has been more detrimental than beneficial to our community. There has been one to many crashes in the community. Prioritize the public safety of Pacoima residents, shut it down!

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Community calls for the shutdown of Whiteman Airport

Join the Coalition

Join the fight for a safe, sustainable, green and healthy San Fernando Valley. The rate of airplane crashes in our community is alarming. Since 2020, there has been three airplane crashes in our community. Two of which have been fatal. The fatal airplane crashes are among the reasons why we are calling for the immediate shutdown of Whiteman Airport and are demanding that a thorough Environmental and Health Impact Assessment  and Public Safety audit be conducted to better understand why planes departing and arriving at Whiteman Airport continue to crash into communities in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.

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Recent News & Press

Melanie Paola Torres works on Cool Street equipment

How Reflective Paint Brings Down Scorching City Temperatures

Cities across the U.S. have found relief from this summer’s record-setting heat with the help of technologies that shield roofs, pavement and other surfaces from the sun’s scorching rays.

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Pacoima Beautiful partners with the Bezos Earth Fund as one of the first recipients of the Greening America’s Cities initiative

Bezos Earth Fund Announces $400 Million for Greening in Underserved Urban U.S. Communities

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — July 17, 2023: The Bezos Earth Fund announces today a $400 million commitment to enhance green spaces in underserved urban U.S. communities with more parks, trees, and community gardens.

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Workers with solar installer GRID Alternatives pose with Pacoima Beautiful and other community members at the First Annual Solarthon at Pacoima City Hall in June 2022.

This State Program In Underserved Communities Is Becoming A Nationwide Model For Climate Action

Imagine a world where renters and low-income homeowners all have solar power, where electric buses and e-bikes are the norm for transportation, and where every neighborhood has tree-lined walkable streets and well-maintained alleys that can capture stormwater to boost local water supplies and eas

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