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Call for Nominations: 2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize

Who is your environmental hero?

Just Launched: Nominate your grassroots champion today for the 2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize, recognizing a grassroots environmental champion. Find out more here.

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February 2021 E-News

February 2021 E-News

Our movement was built on the legacy and leadership of Black activists fighting for clean air, water, and soil. Head to this month’s E-News to join us in celebrating Black History Month, find out how New Voices Fellow David’s soil testing project, meet Ms. Margaret Gordon – founder of our partner West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, and so much more.

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People's Kitchen Collective

Black-Led Grantees Driving Forward Just and Resilient Communities Grantee Spotlight

Our movement’s progress would not be possible without the leadership of Black activists, who bring attention to the deep connections between the environmental devastation in their communities, racism, and economic injustice. Continue reading to get to know just a few of our Black-led grantees!

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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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February 2021 E-News

February 2021 E-News

Our movement was built on the legacy and leadership of Black activists fighting for clean air, water, and soil. Head to this month’s E-News to join us in celebrating Black History Month, find out how New Voices Fellow David’s soil testing project, meet Ms. Margaret Gordon – founder of our partner West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, and so much more.

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January 2021 E-News

January 2021 E-News

“Democracy is not a state. It is an act.” – Congressman John Lewis

Don’t miss this month’s E-News to find out about how Rose stands for democracy and community and get some good news from the grassroots! Read it here!

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Check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter!

This Just In: Our Fall 2020 Newsletter Has Arrived!

This year’s Fall Newsletter has just arrived, bringing you news and views from the grassroots!

We hope that like us, you find inspiration in these stories showcasing how grassroots leaders all over the country…

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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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