News & Features
New Voices Are Rising is excited to host our first-ever VIRTUAL Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy!
Youth are leading the movement for environmental and climate justice globally. And our New Voices students are as committed as ever to standing up for their communities and the environment.
Support their work! Meet the moment with New Voices!
In accordance with public health officials and the Alameda County “shelter in place” policies, the Rose Foundation has closed its office and staff is working remotely. Our grantmaking cycles are continuing as normal! Read the full notice here…
Our outstanding Consumer Financial Education Fund grantees have been stepping up to help people around the country access critical financial education and support and develop true community resilience. Learn more about how they are adapting their work in this public health crisis.
March E-News: Grantees Reducing Plastic Pollution, Announcing the Grassroots Challenge, New Staff Roles at Rose, and so much more!
Grantees Reducing Plastic Pollution, Announcing the Grassroots Challenge, New Staff Roles at Rose, and so much more!
Consumer Financial Education Fund: 2018 Impact Report Serving America's Vulnerable and Underbanked People
Our latest report is available now!
Serving America’s Vulnerable and Underbanked People: A Cy Pres Impact Report details the impacts of the Consumer Financial Education Fund’s most recent round of grantmaking in 2018. The report describes lessons learned from the fund’s grantmaking process, anticipated impacts of the grants awarded, and provides an overview of the communities served by grantees.
Check out these helpful resources and this important notice from Rose Foundation partner Community Water Center!
Summer and fall are especially important times for groundwater planning. In preparation for this period, Community Water Center (CWC) has just released two new resources for protecting drinking water quality in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).
Check out this month’s E-News to find out more about how Rose Foundation is Staying Connected, the Grassroots Forge Ahead, Our Virtual Summer Academy, & So Much More! Read it here!
We found inspiration and comfort in pulling together the following stories and updates from the grassroots, and we know you’ll love them too! These grassroots activists and youth leaders are reminding us that we are all in this together; and together, we are developing resilience.
In this issue: Rose Visits the Grassroots, Announcing Grassroots Leadership Fund Grantees, New Voices Goes Remote, and so much more!
Este invierno, el personal de Rose Foundation y miembros de la Junta del Grassroots Fund visitamos a grupos beneficiarios en el sur del Valle Central. Muchas de las comunidades de trabajadores agrícolas son áreas no incorporados no tienen un municipio local y no reciben los mismos servicios locales…
Read this article to see New Voices students provide public comment at BAAQMD and CARB meetings and find out about success, challenges, and budding partnerships to address toxic air quality in West and East Oakland.
Last summer New Voices Are Rising collaborated with five environmental justice programs to give Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy students an in-depth look at what it means to be a leader for environmental health in their community.
Thank you again to the Sierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter for recognizing our New Voices Are Rising youth Fellows at the David Brower Dinner. Make sure to check out this video of Pa, Kyree, and Nate accepting the 2015 Youth Award!