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Q&A: Celebrating Asian immigrant refugee Contributions to Climate Action Series (Part 1)

Written by: Senowa Mize-Fox

Part I of 3: Building Asian immigrant refugee power through storytelling & organizing a conversation with APEN’s Christine Cordero on the importance of changing narratives around Asian immigrant refugee communities and environmental justice.   As NCRP begins… Read More

A Tribute to Mamie Till-Mobley

Written by: Suhasini Yeeda

Date: May 04, 2023

The recent passing of Carolyn Bryant Donham had many in this country angrily recount the denied justice in the racist murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till. It also inspired many to reflect on the heroism of his… Read More

Contemplating International Workers Day & Philanthropy’s Role in Just Economy

Written by: Suhasini Yeeda

Date: May 01, 2023

May Day, also called International Workers’ Day, takes place annually each May 1st as a commemoration of both the struggles and accomplishments made by workers. Celebrated mostly outside of the United States, the holiday born out of… Read More

Funding Bodily Autonomy Includes Self-Managed Abortion

Written by: Brandi Collins-Calhoun

Date: April 28, 2023

The Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold the availability of mifepristone while a lawsuit against the abortion pill winds its way up the court system was a sigh of relief for many working in the reproductive… Read More

The Problem with Billionaire Philanthropists as Climate “Experts”

Written by: Senowa Mize-Fox

Fifty-three years ago, on April 22nd, 1970, the first official Earth Day was observed. Twenty million Americans took to the streets in a collective effort to bring attention to decades of industrial development, polluted waterways, oil… Read More

Growing Resources for Climate Justice Grassroots

Written by: Elbert Garcia

Date: March 31, 2023

As panelists attending the Funders Network conference in New Orleans discussed the resources for funding grassroots climate groups, a familiar message range true. Despite the plentiful local and global case studies of successful local efforts that… Read More


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