Grantee Spotlights

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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Ron Dellums at Oscar Grant Rally

Fiscally Sponsored Project Spotlight: Just Cities & Ron Dellums’ Legacy

Just Cities LLC is an innovative organization working to address many intersecting issues. From global health; to the environment; restorative justice; security; and urban planning, Just Cities — formerly known as the Dellums Institute for Social Justice — addresses these issues by creating untraditional coalitions and training youth leaders.

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Green River College Foundation

Improving Environmental Restoration with UAVs The Green/Duwamish Watershed is over 90 miles long, covers over 450 square miles,…

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Feds OK Fracking Off The California Coast By Rob Nikolewski, Los Angeles Times

Did you know that federal agencies have lifted a moratorium on fracking along the California coast? Read the article to learn more about the ruling and how environmental organizations like Center for Biological Diversity are reacting!

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Spring Cleaning’s Dirty Secret By Anna Guth, Earthjustice

Did you know the “natural” scent in some household cleaning products is due to the synthetic chemical galaxolide? Check out a report from grantee Women’s Voices for the Earth detailing this chemical’s potential hazards.

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Environmentalists, First Nations Vow Long Summer of Action Against Trans Mountain Pipeline By Ron Johnson, Earth Island Journal

Grantees like Stand are buckling down this summer to combat the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Read the article to learn more about the proposed project and how groups plan to pressure Prime Minister Justin Trudeau!

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The Flint of California By Patricia Leigh Brown, Politico

Is Matheny Tract “The Flint of California”? Learn about this water disadvantaged community and what Rose Foundation grantees like Community Water Center and Environmental Justice Coalition for Water are doing to guarantee access to clean and safe drinking water.

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Meet Our Spring 2016 Grassroots Fund Grantees Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund

Visit our grantee page to learn all about our Spring 2016 Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund grantees and their work to protect and preserve the environment.

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Congratulations to Spring 2016 Grantees! California Wildlands Grassroots Fund

Congratulations to our Spring 2016 California Wildlands Grassroots Fund grantees! Visit our grantee page to learn all about these groups’ work preserving wild spaces from Del Norte to Kern Counties.

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Rooftop Solar Seed Fund For Non-Profits Takes Off In US By Tina Casey, CleanTechnica

Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund grantee RE-volv is going national! Check out this article to learn how they are helping community groups in Santa Barbara, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia go solar.

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