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Submit Your Nomination for the 2017 Anthony Grassroots Prize Submit Your Nomination for the 2017 Anthony Grassroots Prize

The Anthony Grassroots Prize recognizes an outstanding example of grassroots environmental activism in California over the previous year with a $1,000 cash award. Nominations are due April 1, 2017. The prize will be awarded on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. (Left: 2016 Anthony Prize winner, WildPlaces)

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Staying Strong in 2017 February E-Newsletter

Stay informed about important grant deadlines and get a closer look at the work of our grantees. This month’s e-newsletter features our New Voices Are Rising program, Cal Wildlands grantees and the International Refugee Assistance Project.

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Tips from the 2016 Grassroots Convening 9 Tips from Our Annual Grassroots Convening

The 2016 Grassroots Convening was a success, and here are some tips we would love to give you!

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In the News

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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Events

Join New Voices For Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House June 2 | MetroCenter Auditorium 101

Join New Voices Are Rising Thursday June 2nd from 6:30-8:30PM at the Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Auditorium in Oakland for a Plan Bay Area Open House, where we will discuss the challenges of land use and future population growth.

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Thank You For Coming To Our Film Fest! April 30 | Sweet's Ballroom

Thank you to everyone who came to our 2016 Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour! We hope you left the Film Fest as energized as we did. Head over to our Facebook page for photos and please tag yourself and your friends!

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Our Film Fest is 9 Days Away: Snag Your tix Today! April 30 | Sweet's Ballroom

Grab your tickets for the festival “where activism gets inspired.” We will mingle during an environmental fair featuring New Voices youth and grassroots grantees, enjoy amazing food, and get inspired by short films about environmental justice!

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Videos

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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Watch New Voices Fellows Accept 2015 Youth Award New Voices Are Rising

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!

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The Climate Justice Youth Leadership Academy Rose Foundation Video

Do you remember the first time you stood up and spoke out? Watch our New Voices Are Rising 2015 Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy participants as they discuss the power of their voices and how they have gotten involved in the fight for climate resiliency in Oakland.

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Press Releases

WildPlaces Honored With 15th Annual Anthony Grassroots Prize For Immediate Release | Press Release

Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is pleased to announce WildPlaces as the winner of the 2016 Anthony Grassroots Prize, an annual $1,000 Earth Day award recognizing an outstanding example of grassroots environmental stewardship.

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Celebrate Earth Day With Films That Inspire For Immediate Release | Press Release

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival presents two evenings of environmental 
and adventure films that will change your world. Click here for all the details!

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Rose Foundation Awards Grants To Protect Consumer Privacy For Immediate Release | Press Release

Millions of American voters, consumers, and children will have greater protection from online threats thanks to grants awarded by Rose Foundation’s Consumer Privacy Rights Fund.

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Grantee Spotlights

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!

Posted in Grantee Spotlight, In the News, News & Features

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.

Posted in Grantee Spotlight, In the News, News & Features

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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