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Equal Pay for Pro Surfers, Civics is Sexy and more

A lot can happen, even in a short week! We hope everyone had a joyous Labor Day. Here's what's on our radar this week.

Victory!! // WSL and Equal Pay

Props to California and all those involved with pushing the WSL toward gender equal pay.  From 2019, female and male athletes will receive equal prize money across all WSL controlled events. Here's some good background on how it went down and what the pros have to say about it, published on CalMatters.

Event Alert // Civics is Sexy this Saturday

Want to turn your passion to action? Join Surfrider Foundation and brown girl surf this Saturday for a free civics engagement workshop in San Francisco!

Action Alert // Tijuana River Valley

Would you like to camp in a campground that is regularly contaminated with untreated raw sewage, unknown chemicals and plastic pollution? No? Take action now!

Beach Access // San Diego Chapter Speaks Up

Props to Surfrider Foundation San Diego for never shying away from the tough issues, but tackling them with thoughtfulness, research, passion and long-term thinking! Check out their stance on this beach access issue, published on the Inertia.

Hollister Ranch // LA Times Reports on Settlement

"It’s high time that the Legislature require implementation of what they required in 1982 and which Hollister has effectively ignored for 36 years,” said Susan Jordan of the California Coastal Protection Network..." Here's a thorough update the Hollister Ranch settlement and where it might go from the LA Times.

Coastal Commission // ActCoastal Report

In case you missed it... the August Coastal Commission meeting was jam packed and we secured a number of victories for our coast. Here's the report.