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2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize - Marily Woodhouse

Announcing the 2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize Winner – Marily Woodhouse!

Congratulations to Marily Woodhouse! Since launching Battle Creek Alliance nearly 15 years ago, Marily has been a staunch defender of our forests and watersheds. Learn more about Marily’s work as an outstanding environmental advocate!

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Celebrating Earth Day

2021 Earth Month Events Restore Our Earth

Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Month with the Rose Community?

Check out these great events from our grantees, partners, and other organizations! Join in on the festivities to protect our planet this month and beyond!

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New Voices Focus Groups

New Voices: Focusing on East Oakland

“Community members need help to have their voices heard by decision makers — that’s why we are holding focus groups to amplify community voices,” shares Fellow Michelle. Read on to find out more about these focus groups and New Voices work to bring clean air to East Oakland.

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Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day Grantee Spotlight

Earth Day is just around the corner! This year’s Earth Day theme, Restore Our Earth, reflects how urgent it is for us to take bold climate and environmental action. Find out how our grantees are celebrating this month, get inspired, and get active! Let’s restore our Earth and protect our communities together!

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April 2021 E-News

April 2021 E-News Find out what our grantees have in store for Earth Day & so much more!

Check out our Earth Month E-News, to find out how to join us in celebrating Earth Day; meet the newest members of our team Micaela and Sage; hear from New Voices Fellow Michelle about the East Oakland air quality focus groups the students have been leading; and so much more!

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LA Riverkeeper

Creating a Resilient River Through Ecology & Community LA Waterkeeper Releases Report on River Assessment Field Team (RAFT)!

Check out LA Waterkeeper’s recent report on their River Assessment Field Team (RAFT) program after two years of gathering community science and find out how to take action for healthy watersheds!

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Planting Equity with New Voices

Planting Equity with New Voices

Why is it important to plant trees in communities of color and low-income areas? How can cities create tree equity? Find out in this piece written by our New Voices Program Associate, Jada Delaney! Jada recently kicked off planting 100+ trees in West Oakland with a very successful, COVID-19 safe event. Read more here!

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AGUA - La Asociación de Gente Unida por el Agua

Grassroots Fund Grantees Pull Their Own Chairs Up to the Table Grantee Spotlight

In the last 18 years, our California Environmental Grassroots Fund (Grassroots Fund) has awarded over 1,000 grants totaling more than…

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Announcing Our First Orca Fund Grant Awards

In 2017, Puget Sound’s Cypress Island experienced a catastrophic spill — not of oil, but of invasive fish. Find out how legal action to hold the company responsible for this disaster accountable has led to the launch of our new Orca Fund!

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March 2021 E-News

March 2021 E-News Dogs Who Smell Orca Poop, Planting Equity in Oakland, Pulling Chairs Up to the Table, and more!

Check out the E-News to meet grassroots leaders who are pulling up their own chairs to the decision-making table; hear how New Voices is planting equity in West Oakland; find out how grantees are protecting orcas; meet board members from the Puget Sound Stewardship & Mitigation Fund; and so much more!

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