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Help raise $25,000 for New Voices' 2021 Summer Academy!

Deadline Extended: Join Us in Building Youth Power for Climate Justice!

We have until Friday, June 18th to raise $25,000 for New Voices’ virtual 2021 Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy. Join the Crowdfund and support young environmental leaders today!

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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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Wild Orca

June is Orca Action Month

Orcas are very special animals found in oceans all across the globe. Orcas on the West Coast (called Southern Resident Orcas) are endangered species in need of our help! Keep reading to find out how you can celebrate orcas and take action to protect them.

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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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Newsletters

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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April 2021 E-News

April 2021 E-News Find out what our grantees have in store for Earth Day & so much more!

Check out our Earth Month E-News, to find out how to join us in celebrating Earth Day; meet the newest members of our team Micaela and Sage; hear from New Voices Fellow Michelle about the East Oakland air quality focus groups the students have been leading; and so much more!

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March 2021 E-News

March 2021 E-News Dogs Who Smell Orca Poop, Planting Equity in Oakland, Pulling Chairs Up to the Table, and more!

Check out the E-News to meet grassroots leaders who are pulling up their own chairs to the decision-making table; hear how New Voices is planting equity in West Oakland; find out how grantees are protecting orcas; meet board members from the Puget Sound Stewardship & Mitigation Fund; and so much more!

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New Voices Are Rising

Our 2020-2021 New Voices Fellows

Celebrating Our Fellows & Launching Our Expanded Summer Academy

As we head into the summer, New Voices is saying goodbye to our Fellows and getting ready for this year’s virtual Summer Academy. Find out what our Fellows are up to this summer and beyond, plus learn how we are gearing up for the start of the Summer Academy!

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Qin and Andrea, 2021 Summer Academy Youth Co-Coordinators, "When New Voices youth work together, we are able to use our collective power to achieve climate justice."

Meet Andrea and Qin, New Voices’ Youth Co-Coordinators

Andrea and Qin here, this year’s Summer Academy Youth Co-Coordinators. New Voices helped us find our voices, and this summer, we get to help new students in the Summer Academy find theirs.
Find out how you can help us make this year’s Summer Academy a success!

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Monitoring My Communities' Air Quality

Monitoring My Communities’ Air Quality

My name is Parker, and I am New Voices’ East Oakland Air Quality Fellow. My family and I recently moved from East to West Oakland, which got me curious about how the air quality in these places differ. Keep reading to find out how pollution impacts my communities and what you can do about it!

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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

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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Voices of Oakland New Voices Are Rising

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.

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