Grantee Spotlights

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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Sunset Filmmaker’s New Documentary Spotlights Health Dangers For Nail Salon Workers By Fiona Lee, Hoodline

Have you heard about Painted Nails, a new documentary following nail salon owner Van Hoang? Read this article for more information about the film and also to learn how grantee California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative is part of the story!

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Code Is Free Speech By Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Have you kept up with the unfolding debate between Apple and the FBI regarding your phone security? Get the full scoop from Electronic Frontier Foundation and let us know your thoughts on this topic by heading over to Facebook!

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‘Painted Nails’: A San Francisco Salon Owner Shares Her Story of Miscarriages + Safe Cosmetics Advocacy in New Documentary By Anthony Rogers, 7x7

California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative and Women’s Voice for the Earth are making big moves in the world of safe cosmetics! Learn more about this movement and how you can get involved.

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River Otters Stage a Comeback in Bay Area By Danielle Venton, KQED

Do you want to see adorable otter pictures? Read this KQED article and learn how you can help Grassroots Fund grantee River Otter Ecology Project track river otter sightings!

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How Chemicals Used in Beauty Products May Be About to Change By Beth Greenfield, Yahoo!

There’s definitely change in the air for personal care products! Read this article to see what Rose Foundation grantees like Environmental Working Group are doing to make beauty products safer for consumers.

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The Journey Home: Growing Strong By MentalHealthChannel.tv

Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project recently shot a video with Mental Health Channel. Watch the video to learn how ANV and its urban gardening programs are helping to transform the Elmhurst neighborhood in East Oakland.

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