Last month, at California Environmental Justice Alliance’s (CEJA) 2019 Congreso, two of our grantees were honored with Leadership Awards: Committee for a Better Arvin and Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability! Learn more about CEJA’s 2019 Leadership Awards.
Committee for a Better Arvin was recognized for its tremendous efforts and victories in challenging Big Oil, including winning a historic oil setback in the City of Arvin. Learn more about Committee for a Better Arvin’s work here. We are proud to support Committee for a Better Arvin’s work through our Northern California Grassroots Fund. Learn more about the fund here.
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability received a CEJA Leadership Award for its work to end to toxic taps and to help pass SB 200, securing safe and affordable drinking water for California. Learn more about the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability here. The Rose Foundation has supported the Leadership Counsel’s work through our Central Valley Disadvantaged Community Water Quality Fund, Kern County Air Pollution Mitigation Fund, and Northern California Grassroots Fund, as well as through our fiscal sponsorship program.