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September E-News

Did you catch our September E-News? Be sure to check out this month’s exciting features!

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This year’s film fest showcases over 25 films of grassroots activism and community resilience. These stories speak to the powerful work of communities across the country, including some of our own Rose Foundation grantees. We are proud to spotlight the following grantees featured in our 2021 Film Fest.

Grantees Featured in Our 2021 Film Fest Grantee Spotlight

This year’s film fest showcases over 25 films of grassroots activism and community resilience. These stories speak to the powerful work of communities across the country, including some of our own Rose Foundation grantees. We are proud to spotlight the following grantees featured in our 2021 Film Fest.

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This September marks the 10th anniversary of the largest dam removal in history: the Elwha River Restoration Project. We are proud to commemorate this moment at our 2021 Film Fest, by screening two documentaries: Return of the River and Think Like a Scientist: Renewal; that explore this historic project and its ecological and cultural significance. These two films as well as Midori Farm were created by the award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jessica Plumb. We are fortunate to have had the opportunity to interview Jessica for this month’s Meet the Rose Community feature. 

Jessica Plumb, Documentary Filmmaker Meet the Rose Community

This September marks the 10th anniversary of the largest dam removal in history: the Elwha River Restoration Project. We are proud to commemorate this moment at our 2021 Film Fest, by screening two documentaries: Return of the River and Think Like a Scientist: Renewal; that explore this historic project and its ecological and cultural significance. These two films as well as Midori Farm were created by the award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jessica Plumb. We are fortunate to have had the opportunity to interview Jessica for this month’s Meet the Rose Community feature. 

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Grassroots Funds

Marily Woodhouse takes water sample

Protecting Watersheds and Forests as if Her Life Depends on it Grantee Spotlight

“Every living creature’s existence is dependent on having a place that keeps them alive.”
Learn more about how Marily Woodhouse is fighting to protect the places that keep her community alive — local forests and watersheds in the foothills of Mount Lassen.

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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

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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Newsletters

August E-News

Did you catch our August E-News? Read it here to see our first-ever Film Fest trailer, an interview from our Youth Coordinator Mars Keith, and so much more!

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July 2021 E-News

July 2021 E-News

Did you see our July E-News? You won’t want to miss it! Read it here to learn how grantees are protecting California’s precious water sources from pollution, hear from Giovanni, a student in the Summer Academy, and more!

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June 2021 E-News

June 2021 E-News

Read this edition of the E-News to find out how people of all ages are stepping up to protect our land, air, and water. Plus, find out how to join us in celebrating Orca Action Month and get to know New Voices Crowdfunder Anna Gomberg!

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New Voices Are Rising

Although we are saying goodbye to Katherine, New Voices has not skipped a beat, thanks to the program's shared-leadership model. This month, we are highlighting the many ways people are leading the next chapter of New Voices. Read on to find out more about these leaders and their impact.

The Power of Shared Leadership New Voices Are Rising

Although we are saying goodbye to Katherine, New Voices has not skipped a beat, thanks to the program’s shared-leadership model. This month, we are highlighting the many ways people are leading the next chapter of New Voices. Read on to find out more about these leaders and their impact.

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Program Coordinator Mars Keith

Summer in Review New Voices

The New Voices Community Summit in July marked the end of the Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy. We were inspired by the passion our Summer Academy participants showed when sharing about the local climate justice issues they learned over the 6-week program. To learn more about the success of this newly expanded, virtual program, we spoke with the program coordinator, Mars Keith

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Giovanni shares his experience with the 2021 Summer Academy

Everything I Could Have Asked For!

Just a few weeks into the New Voices’ 2021 Summer Academy, Giovanni gives us an update. There’s been fun, friends, and photo-ops! Keep reading to find out why this summer has been such an eye-opening, informative, and welcoming experience!

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Reports

Restitutions Report - Winter 2020

2020: Over $2.5 Mill in Environmental & Consumer Rights Grants Restitutions Report: July - December 2020

In the second half of 2020, and in the midst of a world health crisis, the Rose Foundation…

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Over $1.3 Million in community grants so far this year!

Over $1.3 Million in Community Grants So Far This Year! Restitutions Report: January - June 2020

In the first half of 2020, environmental mitigation payments and cy pres enabled the Rose Foundation to award more than $1.3 Million in grants to community-oriented organizations and groups advocating for consumer and environmental health and environmental stewardship. Check out the full Restitutions Report here to find out more about this grantmaking.

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$3.25 Million in Community Grants in 2019

$3.25 Million in Environmental & Civil Liberties Grants Awarded in 2019! Restitutions Report: July - December 2019

In the second half of 2019, environmental mitigation payments and cy pres enabled the Rose Foundation to award more than $1.5 Million in grants to community-oriented environmental organizations and groups advocating for consumer rights, bringing our total grant awards enabled by settlement funds to $3.25 Million for the year! Find out more about these grants in our latest Restitution Report here!

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Videos

Find out why youth think planting more trees is important!

Why Plant Trees in Our Communities?

Grassroots Fund grantee Common Vision sent their chief puppet Jamari to investigate why trees are important to our communities health at New Voices Are Rising’s tree planting event. Watch the video to find out what Jamari learned!

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Meet our 2020 - 2021 Fellows!

Meet our 2020-21 New Voices Fellows!

Watch this video to get to know our New Voices Are Rising 2020-21 Fellows: David – Food Justice Fellow, Michelle – AB617 Fellow, Natalia – Climate Resilience Fellow, and Parker – East Oakland Air Quality Fellow!

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Q&A with Faith E,Briggs

New Voices Q&A with This Land Producer Faith E. Briggs 2020 Film Fest

Check out this interview between our New Voices Are Rising youth and the Producer and subject of the film This Land, Faith E. Briggs!

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