Tag: Grassroots Funds

A Quest to ‘Unite the Parks’ By Alice Daniels, The California Report

NPR recently spoke with the Sierra National Monument Project, a group that aims to unite parks by turning the vast stretch of forest between them into a new national monument twice the size of Yosemite. Click here to listen to the interview!

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Jerry Brown Grandstands in Paris As He Fails to Protect Latino Children from Fracking By Dan Bacher, Daily Kos

Do you remember our 2015 Anthony Grassroots Prize Winner Committee for a Better Shafter? Check out the newest update on their fracking case against Governor Jerry Brown.

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Plans for a New City in the Santa Clarita Valley Hit Another Roadblock By Maura Dolan, Louis Sahagun and Abby Sewell, Los Angeles Times

Congrats to Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment for securing a win in the fight to halt a huge development along the Santa Clara River. The development would raise greenhouse gas emissions in the area.

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Invest in the Future of Grassroots Leaders By Jasmine Amons

Your donation to the Grassroots Fund supports organizations like Sierra Harvest, which serves about 6,500 K-8 school children each year. Give today to help activists achieve real wins for California communities and the environment.

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Sierra National Monument Makes Sense By The Mercury News

Are you familiar with the Sierra National Monument Project? Check out this opinion piece to learn more about the grassroots effort to create a large monument on the south and west sides of Yosemite National Park.

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The Wine Soul Train By Jillian Steinberger, Edible East Bay

Do you remember hearing about grantee Oakland Food Policy Council’s Wine Soul Train in Napa County? Read this article to learn more about the event’s origins and how this day may become an annual event!

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Oakland’s Acta Non Verba brings farm to table By Isaac Smith, Oakland North

Our friends at Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project are in the news again! Check out this article spotlighting Acta’s amazing work in East Oakland.

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A Tale of Two West Oakland Farms Sarah Henry, Edible East Bay

Community Leadership Project grantee Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project gets a special shout-out in this great piece about two West Oakland food projects, WOW Farm and West Oakland Farms. Make sure to read about both projects today!

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Wildlife advocacy group working to rid state of rat poisons By Joan Morris, San Jose Mercury News

Rat poisons harm more than rodents. They can also serve as toxic time bombs for rat predators. Read this article from Grassroots Fund grantee Raptors Are The Solution to find out how you can protect California’s pets and wildlife from the deadly effects of rat poisons!

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Congratulations To Our Fall 2015 Cal Wildlands Grantees! California Wildlands Grassroots Fund

Meet our Fall 2015 California Wildlands Grassroots Fund grantees! Read to learn all about these groups’ exciting initiatives to preserve California’s gorgeous wild spaces.

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