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Marily Woodhouse takes water sample

Protecting Watersheds and Forests as if Her Life Depends on it Grantee Spotlight

“Every living creature’s existence is dependent on having a place that keeps them alive.”
Learn more about how Marily Woodhouse is fighting to protect the places that keep her community alive — local forests and watersheds in the foothills of Mount Lassen.

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Ushering in Climate Resilient Future

Ushering in a Climate Resilient Future

The Rose Foundation has been entrusted to manage $3 million to usher in a climate resilient future, starting in Placer County. Read this story to find out how we will empower community-driven climate resiliency projects with this funding.

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May E-News

May 2021 E-News "When we are persistent, people in power start to listen."

You won’t want to miss this month’s E-News. It’s full of stories from the grassroots, including how Rose is ushering in a climate resilient future, and a story from New Voices Fellow Parker who is persistent in her duty to protect her communities’ air quality. Keep reading to find out more…

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Monitoring My Communities' Air Quality

Monitoring My Communities’ Air Quality

My name is Parker, and I am New Voices’ East Oakland Air Quality Fellow. My family and I recently moved from East to West Oakland, which got me curious about how the air quality in these places differ. Keep reading to find out how pollution impacts my communities and what you can do about it!

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2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize - Marily Woodhouse

Announcing the 2021 Anthony Grassroots Prize Winner – Marily Woodhouse!

Congratulations to Marily Woodhouse! Since launching Battle Creek Alliance nearly 15 years ago, Marily has been a staunch defender of our forests and watersheds. Learn more about Marily’s work as an outstanding environmental advocate!

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Celebrating Earth Day

2021 Earth Month Events Restore Our Earth

Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Month with the Rose Community?

Check out these great events from our grantees, partners, and other organizations! Join in on the festivities to protect our planet this month and beyond!

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New Voices Focus Groups

New Voices: Focusing on East Oakland

“Community members need help to have their voices heard by decision makers — that’s why we are holding focus groups to amplify community voices,” shares Fellow Michelle. Read on to find out more about these focus groups and New Voices work to bring clean air to East Oakland.

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April 2021 E-News

April 2021 E-News Find out what our grantees have in store for Earth Day & so much more!

Check out our Earth Month E-News, to find out how to join us in celebrating Earth Day; meet the newest members of our team Micaela and Sage; hear from New Voices Fellow Michelle about the East Oakland air quality focus groups the students have been leading; and so much more!

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LA Riverkeeper

Creating a Resilient River Through Ecology & Community LA Waterkeeper Releases Report on River Assessment Field Team (RAFT)!

Check out LA Waterkeeper’s recent report on their River Assessment Field Team (RAFT) program after two years of gathering community science and find out how to take action for healthy watersheds!

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Planting Equity with New Voices

Planting Equity with New Voices

Why is it important to plant trees in communities of color and low-income areas? How can cities create tree equity? Find out in this piece written by our New Voices Program Associate, Jada Delaney! Jada recently kicked off planting 100+ trees in West Oakland with a very successful, COVID-19 safe event. Read more here!

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