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We are living through a public health emergency and following the “shelter in place” guidelines here in the Bay Area. AND we are committed to sharing as much good news and helpful information as possible during this challenging time! Find important resources from the City of Oakland…
The Rose Foundation and I are trying to raise $20,000 for the Grassroots Fund by April 7th. With your support, I know we can reach this goal! And to encourage you to join me in investing in the Fund, I am pledging a personal gift to match all donations dollar-for-dollar up to $5,000.
Can I count on your support? Thank you for standing with me and the heroic community organizations that are fighting to create a better world for us all!
Individual actions make a difference. Multiply many individual actions across many communities, and you start a movement. Meet the people powering the movement here!
Plastic is everywhere! We’ve seen images of plastic in our oceans – from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to sea turtles with straws in their nostrils. So, it should not be surprising that these petroleum-based materials…
Nuestro programa de New Voices Are Rising ha permanecido auténtico desde sus orígenes – trabajando con estudiantes para proteger la calidad del aire de Oakland. Recientemente, lxs estudiantes han promovido y defendido aire limpio a través del proceso estatal AB617. AB617 es un proyecto de ley de la asamblea del estado de California, firmado en 2017, diseñado para fomentar más participación de la comunidad en la reducción de los niveles y las exposiciones a la contaminación del aire con el fin de mejorar la salud pública.
Read this article to see New Voices students provide public comment at BAAQMD and CARB meetings and find out about success, challenges, and budding partnerships to address toxic air quality in West and East Oakland.