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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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Grantees Advocating for Clean Air in Pittsburg, CA Former and current grantees of Rose Foundation came together this summer to continue advocating for Clean Air in Pittsburg, California.

Air quality has become an increasingly important issue around the Bay Area, and communities have expressed their voices. In Pittsburg, CA Rose Foundation staff and grantees are coming together to inform community members on air quality near their home.

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New Voices Interns Update See how this summer's interns were impacted!

The Rose Foundation has caught up with one of its summers interns; Mykela Patton reflects on her time during the program. She tells us what has impacted her the most and what she has gained from her experience.

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Support A New Voice for Oakland Help Us Raise $15K by June 27th

Nate is a New Voices Are Rising Fellow and will soon join a cohort of 15 other students for our Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy. Nate needs your help to raise $15,000 to support youth leaders this summer.

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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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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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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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