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Announcing the 2017 Anthony Grassroots Prize Winner
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is pleased to announce Regina Chichizola as the winner of the 2017 Anthony Grassroots Prize, an annual $1,000 Earth Day award recognizing an outstanding example of grassroots environmental stewardship. Orleans activist Regina Chichizola is a dedicated volunteer advocate for wild salmon and environmental justice for Tribal communities.

Tools for the Future
The Humbolt Institute and our grantee FutureWise have both published reports that focus on cities. Cities and urbanization are a big concern of the future as they contribute to many global issues such as disease, sanitation, and climate change.

Northern California Grassroots Fund Deadline
The deadline for the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund is approaching on May 1rst. Our Grassroots Fund supports small groups on the front lines of environmental issues, addressing toxic pollution, sustainable agriculture and more. Click the title above for full eligibility criteria and more information.

WELCOMING THE SPRING
New Voices fellow Javier Mejia-Cuenca stood up for what he believed is right. On a trip to Sacramento with our New Voices Are Rising coordinator Carlos Zambrano, he lobbied for Senate Bill 5 (SB5). SB5 would provide funding for disadvantaged communities who do not have access to recreational spaces. Furthermore, this bill provides funds for the state to employ green flood control methods, such as rain gardens and storm water ponds. These improvements give space for runoff to collect safely and provide habitat for plants.

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News and Features

Announcing the 2017 Anthony Grassroots Prize Winner
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is pleased to announce Regina Chichizola as the winner of the 2017 Anthony Grassroots Prize, an annual $1,000 Earth Day award recognizing an outstanding example of grassroots environmental stewardship. Orleans activist Regina Chichizola is a dedicated volunteer advocate for wild salmon and environmental justice for Tribal communities.

Tools for the Future
The Humbolt Institute and our grantee FutureWise have both published reports that focus on cities. Cities and urbanization are a big concern of the future as they contribute to many global issues such as disease, sanitation, and climate change.

Northern California Grassroots Fund Deadline
The deadline for the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund is approaching on May 1rst. Our Grassroots Fund supports small groups on the front lines of environmental issues, addressing toxic pollution, sustainable agriculture and more. Click the title above for full eligibility criteria and more information.

WELCOMING THE SPRING
New Voices fellow Javier Mejia-Cuenca stood up for what he believed is right. On a trip to Sacramento with our New Voices Are Rising coordinator Carlos Zambrano, he lobbied for Senate Bill 5 (SB5). SB5 would provide funding for disadvantaged communities who do not have access to recreational spaces. Furthermore, this bill provides funds for the state to employ green flood control methods, such as rain gardens and storm water ponds. These improvements give space for runoff to collect safely and provide habitat for plants.

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