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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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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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25th Birthday Bash and Film Fest Gallery

Take a look at some our our most memorable moments of the night!

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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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Sierra Resiliency, Discounted Tickets and More! SEPT E-NEWS

This year, the Rose Foundation and New Voices are Rising will participate in California’s new Community Air Protection process in collaboration with the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, California Air Resources Board, and other stakeholders, community groups, and West Oakland residents.

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Resiliency in the Sierra Nevada: Sierra Nevada Alliance’s 25th Anniversary Conference

How do we empower communities with the tools to survive and thrive through the uncertainties of climate change? This was one of the many questions asked at the Sierra Nevada Alliance‘s 25th Anniversary Conference.

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Meet the Fellows

New Voices Are Rising 2018 – 2019 Fellows Each school year, the Rose Foundation takes on several high…

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Reflecting on a Successful Summer Academy

Thanks to your support, we graduated 16 high school students through our 11th annual Summer Climate Justice Youth Leadership Academy this August. Watch the video above and get a glimpse of their educational journey.

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Sending Off Our Summer Academy Graduates August E-News

I’m choking on toxic air… / the fumes are so hazardous – it just ain’t fair… / I’m calling out every generation before mine… / Our mothers, fathers, grandparents and so on who be telling us ‘it’s fine’…” Last week, New Voices Are Rising student Michelle read her poetry about inheriting toxic pollution to an audience of friends, family, program partners, and other community members at New Voices’ annual Climate Justice Youth Summit.

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