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City of Oakland COVID - 19 Resources

City of Oakland COVID -19 Resources

We are living through a public health emergency and following the “shelter in place” guidelines here in the Bay Area. AND we are committed to sharing as much good news and helpful information as possible during this challenging time! Find important resources from the City of Oakland…

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Rose Office Closed Until April 7th

Rose Foundation Office Closed – Read Notice Here

In accordance with public health officials and the recently announced “shelter in place” policies put in place in Alameda County and multiple other Bay Area counties, the Rose Foundation will be closing its office until April 7th. Read the full notice here…

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Take the Grassroots Challenge!

Take the Grassroots Challenge!

The Rose Foundation and I are trying to raise $20,000 for the Grassroots Fund by March 31st. With your support, I know we can reach this goal! And to encourage you to join me in investing in the Fund, I am pledging a personal gift to match all donations dollar-for-dollar up to $5,000.

Can I count on your support? Thank you for standing with me and the heroic community organizations that are fighting to create a better world for us all!

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Meet the People Powering the Movement!

Meet the People Powering the Movement!

Individual actions make a difference. Multiply many individual actions across many communities, and you start a movement. Meet the people powering the movement here!

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March E-News

March E-News: Grantees Reducing Plastic Pollution, Announcing the Grassroots Challenge, New Staff Roles at Rose, and so much more!

Grantees Reducing Plastic Pollution, Announcing the Grassroots Challenge, New Staff Roles at Rose, and so much more!

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Reducing Plastic Pollution

Grantee Spotlight: Reducing Plastic Pollution

Plastic is everywhere! We’ve seen images of plastic in our oceans – from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to sea turtles with straws in their nostrils. So, it should not be surprising that these petroleum-based materials…

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February E-News

February E-News:

New Voices Stands for Housing Justice, Just Cities & Ron Dellums’ Legacy, Farewell to Megan Mubaraki, and so much more!

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New Voices meets with California Air Resources Board

New Voices nos informa Sobre la calidad del aire en West y East Oakland

Nuestro programa de New Voices Are Rising ha permanecido auténtico desde sus orígenes – trabajando con estudiantes para proteger la calidad del aire de Oakland. Recientemente, lxs estudiantes han promovido y defendido aire limpio a través del proceso estatal AB617. AB617 es un proyecto de ley de la asamblea del estado de California, firmado en 2017, diseñado para fomentar más participación de la comunidad en la reducción de los niveles y las exposiciones a la contaminación del aire con el fin de mejorar la salud pública.

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Read the January E-News!

January E: News Ringing in the New Year, Rose Goes to Washington, Oakland Air Quality Update, and more!

Ringing in the New Year, Rose Goes to Washington, Oakland Air Quality Update, and more! 100,000 Thank Yous: Here’s to a New Year & New Decade of Powering Up the Grassroots!

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New Voices meets with California Air Resources Board

New Voices Reports Back: West and East Oakland Air Quality

Read this article to see New Voices students provide public comment at BAAQMD and CARB meetings and find out about success, challenges, and budding partnerships to address toxic air quality in West and East Oakland.

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