Read our latest print newsletter, featuring Chief Sisk and the fight against a Shasta Dam raise.
On March 15, 2019, New Voices joined thousands of youth in California and over a million worldwide in the Youth Climate Strike, a youth-led protest demanding legislative action against the looming threat of climate change.
The air was thick and the morning sun was shaded by smoke from the catastrophic Butte Fire, like heroes in an action movie, grassroots grantees braved the bad air and poured into the First Unitarian Church of Oakland for our annual Grassroots Convening.
Twenty-five years after California recognized 1,2,3, Trichoropropane as a carcinogen, the state has finally established maximum contamination levels in drinking water, leaving many residents wondering what to do next about their drinking water which has 123 TCP over these limits.
This year, the Rose Foundation and New Voices are Rising will participate in California’s new Community Air Protection process in collaboration with the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, California Air Resources Board, and other stakeholders, community groups, and West Oakland residents.