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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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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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March 2021 E-News

March 2021 E-News Dogs Who Smell Orca Poop, Planting Equity in Oakland, Pulling Chairs Up to the Table, and more!

Check out the E-News to meet grassroots leaders who are pulling up their own chairs to the decision-making table; hear how New Voices is planting equity in West Oakland; find out how grantees are protecting orcas; meet board members from the Puget Sound Stewardship & Mitigation Fund; and so much more!

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February 2021 E-News

February 2021 E-News

Our movement was built on the legacy and leadership of Black activists fighting for clean air, water, and soil. Head to this month’s E-News to join us in celebrating Black History Month, find out how New Voices Fellow David’s soil testing project, meet Ms. Margaret Gordon – founder of our partner West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, and so much more.

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Growing Food Justice Starting with Soil Testing

New Voices: Growing Food Justice Starting with Soil Testing

“As this year’s Food Justice Fellow, I am trying to increase the accessibility of fresh and healthy food in communities with barriers to accessing them.” Click here to find out how our New Voices Fellow David is helping Oakland youth grow food justice, starting with soil testing!

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January 2021 E-News

January 2021 E-News

“Democracy is not a state. It is an act.” – Congressman John Lewis

Don’t miss this month’s E-News to find out about how Rose stands for democracy and community and get some good news from the grassroots! Read it here!

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December 2020 E-News

December 2020 E-News

Check out this month’s E-News to find out what 27 years of building grassroots power & community resilience looks like! Plus, find out about our Fall Newsletter, meet our Board of Directors, & find out all the places Frankie visited in 2020!

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Check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter!

This Just In: Our Fall 2020 Newsletter Has Arrived!

This year’s Fall Newsletter has just arrived, bringing you news and views from the grassroots!

We hope that like us, you find inspiration in these stories showcasing how grassroots leaders all over the country…

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November E-News

November 2020 E-News

Our Grassroots Movement Is Driving Change Nationwide! Check out this edition of our E-News to meet grantees building community resilience nationwide, find out about youth keeping local energy nuclear-free, get to know New Voices supporter Aidan Fite, and more!

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