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May E-News

Don’t miss this May’s E-news! Learn about open positions, meet our newest GRF board member, watch NVR vaccine Tik Toks, and so much more!

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April E-News

Learn how one grantee is rallying its community to stop the return of a mine, hear from our Film Selection Intern, follow our NVR fellows speaking out against PG&E, and so much more!

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Meet the Rose Community: Belinda Valles Faustinos Grassroots Funding Board Member

This month, we’re featuring Belinda Faustinos, the newest member of our California Environmental Grassroots funding board. Belinda is our first and only Grassroots Funding Board member from Southern California. She brings with her years of experience focused in equity and conservation in the outdoors.

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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

December 2021 E-News

Check out our December E-News! Celebrate our shared impact, hear from Rose staff about what they are looking forward to in the new year, and show support for the grassroots through a year-end donation!

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This Just In: Our Fall 2021 Newsletter Has Arrived!

This year’s Fall Newsletter has just arrived, bringing you inspiring stories and exciting developments from our Rose community!
We hope that like us, you find motivation through these stories showcasing how grassroots leaders are finding ways to protect our precious waters from drought and pollution, and are left feeling ready to tackle the issues impacting your communities and environment.

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November E-News

Check out November’s edition of the E-news to learn about the Rose grantees working in post-fire recovery! Plus, learn about the win for East Oakland air quality and welcome Jodene and Nancy to our team!

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New Voices Are Rising

New Voices Are Rising: Vaccine Myth Busting

This month, we’re featuring Belinda Faustinos, the newest member of our California Environmental Grassroots funding board. Belinda is our first and only Grassroots Funding Board member from Southern California. She brings with her years of experience focused in equity and conservation in the outdoors.

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Fighting the PG&E Rate Hike

On Tuesday, our NVR Fellows joined a public hearing to testify against the proposed PG&E rate hike. This public process gave community members space to scrutinize PG&E’s plan and to consider alternatives. All of our seven fellows made a statement at the hearing. Learn more about PG&E’s history of putting profit before people as well as what our students had to say about it.

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New Voices Are Rising: Meet the 2022 Fellows!

Every year, students from the Summer Academy are recruited to become New Voices Are Rising Fellows during the school year, giving them the opportunity to pursue environmental justice work in greater depth. The students use the skills they learned and the leadership potential they developed, applying it to community capacity-building and outreach projects called “externships” with New Voices and program partners. Each externship focus is different ranging from air quality management and climate resiliency, to media and communications.

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Reports

January – July 2021 Restitutions Report

Through environmental mitigation payments, the Rose Foundation awarded $607,495 to organizations dedicated to the protection of watersheds and wildlife, water advocacy, and supporting community-centered stewardship and environmental justice. Follow the link to learn more about our restitutions grantmaking in 2021.

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CEQA: California’s Living Environmental Law CEQA’s Role in Housing, Environmental Justice, & Climate Change

One of our fiscally sponsored projects, The CEQA Project, has produced a new report detailing its work protecting the state’s natural environment while supporting California’s economic prosperity.

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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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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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