News & Features

September E-News

Did you catch our September E-News? Be sure to check out this month’s exciting features!

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This year’s film fest showcases over 25 films of grassroots activism and community resilience. These stories speak to the powerful work of communities across the country, including some of our own Rose Foundation grantees. We are proud to spotlight the following grantees featured in our 2021 Film Fest.

Grantees Featured in Our 2021 Film Fest Grantee Spotlight

This year’s film fest showcases over 25 films of grassroots activism and community resilience. These stories speak to the powerful work of communities across the country, including some of our own Rose Foundation grantees. We are proud to spotlight the following grantees featured in our 2021 Film Fest.

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This September marks the 10th anniversary of the largest dam removal in history: the Elwha River Restoration Project. We are proud to commemorate this moment at our 2021 Film Fest, by screening two documentaries: Return of the River and Think Like a Scientist: Renewal; that explore this historic project and its ecological and cultural significance. These two films as well as Midori Farm were created by the award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jessica Plumb. We are fortunate to have had the opportunity to interview Jessica for this month’s Meet the Rose Community feature. 

Jessica Plumb, Documentary Filmmaker Meet the Rose Community

This September marks the 10th anniversary of the largest dam removal in history: the Elwha River Restoration Project. We are proud to commemorate this moment at our 2021 Film Fest, by screening two documentaries: Return of the River and Think Like a Scientist: Renewal; that explore this historic project and its ecological and cultural significance. These two films as well as Midori Farm were created by the award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jessica Plumb. We are fortunate to have had the opportunity to interview Jessica for this month’s Meet the Rose Community feature. 

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August E-News

Did you catch our August E-News? Read it here to see our first-ever Film Fest trailer, an interview from our Youth Coordinator Mars Keith, and so much more!

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Program Coordinator Mars Keith

Summer in Review New Voices

The New Voices Community Summit in July marked the end of the Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy. We were inspired by the passion our Summer Academy participants showed when sharing about the local climate justice issues they learned over the 6-week program. To learn more about the success of this newly expanded, virtual program, we spoke with the program coordinator, Mars Keith

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Defending Californians’ Privacy Rights Grantee Spotlight

A refugee family in Turlock, CA– our Privacy Fund Grantee, International Rescue Committee educates refugee clients on their rights under CA, with a specific focus on safegaurding data. Read on to learn more about the important work of our Privacy Fund grantees.

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Brianna and Elle

Meet the Rose Community: Brianna From Harrington Investments, Film Fest Leader Sponsor

Each month, we feature a member of the Rose Foundation community. This month, we’re featuring Brianna Harrington, from Harrington Investments, a long-standing community partner and 2021 Film Fest Leader sponsor!

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July 2021 E-News

July 2021 E-News

Did you see our July E-News? You won’t want to miss it! Read it here to learn how grantees are protecting California’s precious water sources from pollution, hear from Giovanni, a student in the Summer Academy, and more!

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Ecological Rights Foundation

Defending California’s Precious Waters from Pollution Grantee Spotlight

As California enters another severe drought, we are once again being asked to be thoughtful and judicious about our water usage. Many California Watershed Protection Fund grantees are asking the question: If every drop counts, why are we polluting the water sources we do have?

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Giovanni shares his experience with the 2021 Summer Academy

Everything I Could Have Asked For!

Just a few weeks into the New Voices’ 2021 Summer Academy, Giovanni gives us an update. There’s been fun, friends, and photo-ops! Keep reading to find out why this summer has been such an eye-opening, informative, and welcoming experience!

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