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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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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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Growing Food Justice Starting with Soil Testing

New Voices: Growing Food Justice Starting with Soil Testing

“As this year’s Food Justice Fellow, I am trying to increase the accessibility of fresh and healthy food in communities with barriers to accessing them.” Click here to find out how our New Voices Fellow David is helping Oakland youth grow food justice, starting with soil testing!

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Help New Voices Are Rising Win Clean Air for East Oakland

ACTION ALERT: Help New Voices Are Rising Win Clean Air for East Oakland

Tell the California Air Resources Board (CARB) that East Oakland residents deserve a community plan to reduce pollution exposure. To support East Oakland residents, submit a public comment to CARB. Find more information here.

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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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5 Ways Our Grassroots Movement is Restoring & Protecting Land

5 Ways Our Grassroots Movement Is Restoring and Protecting Land Grantee Spotlight

The land around us supports entire ecosystems on which we depend, which is why the way we manage and use that land is so intricately linked to the health and well being of our communities, In this Grantee Spotlight, find out five ways our grantees are protecting and conserving land for our communities and the environment!

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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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December 2020 E-News

December 2020 E-News

Check out this month’s E-News to find out what 27 years of building grassroots power & community resilience looks like! Plus, find out about our Fall Newsletter, meet our Board of Directors, & find out all the places Frankie visited in 2020!

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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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