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Donate Now to Defend the Forests, Plant the Seeds, and Build our Communities for the Next 25 Years

When you think about what it takes to demand clean water and air, to preserve our children’s future, and to protect wild places that nourish us and our planet – do you open your hand or clench your fist?

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Growing the Grassroots and Hearing New Voices FALL 2018 PRINT NEWSLETTER

2018 Fall Print Newsletter; celebrating 25 years of defending the forest, planting the seeds and building community.

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Los Angeles Community Water Justice Grants Program

We Are Excited to Announce the Launch of the Los Angeles Community Water Justice Grants Program!

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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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Growing the Grassroots and Hearing New Voices FALL 2018 PRINT NEWSLETTER

2018 Fall Print Newsletter; celebrating 25 years of defending the forest, planting the seeds and building community.

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Small Groups, Big Skills & New Voices at the Port Nov 2018 E-News

The air was thick and the morning sun was shaded by smoke from the catastrophic Butte Fire, like heroes in an action movie, grassroots grantees braved the bad air and poured into the First Unitarian Church of Oakland for our annual Grassroots Convening.

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Demanding Environmental Justice and Celebrating Impact Oct 2018 E-News

Twenty-five years after California recognized 1,2,3, Trichoropropane as a carcinogen, the state has finally established maximum contamination levels in drinking water, leaving many residents wondering what to do next about their drinking water which has 123 TCP over these limits.

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Reports

Strategies for Health Justice: Lessons from the Field Report By Poverty & Race Research Action Council

This report is a comprehensive compilation of case studies, reflections, and strategic advice for working to advance environmental justice structural change and make genuine differences for front line communities.

The report mentions two members of the Rose Foundation community, Martha Matsuoka and Robert García. Martha is a Funding Board member of our new LA Water Justice Grants Program and is the Executive Director of the Urban Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. Robert is the Founding Director of California Watershed grantee The City Project.

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Consumer Financial Education Fund Impact Report 2012 – 2016 Rose Foundation Report

Helping Underbanked Consumers Avoid Excessive Debit Card and Overdraft Fees: A Cy Pres Success Story

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CEQA in the 21st Century: Environmental Quality, Economic Prosperity, and Sustainable Development in California Rose Foundation Report

New economic study shows CEQA protects the environment without stunting economic growth.

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