“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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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!
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!
Grassroots leaders across California need your support! From now through April 16th, we are raising funds for our Grassroots Fund.
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Grassroots Fund grantee Common Vision sent their chief puppet Jamari to investigate why trees are important to our communities health at New Voices Are Rising’s tree planting event. Watch the video to find out what Jamari learned!
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.
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!