We are delighted to announce our 2016 Grantees

It is a privilege to partner with such hard-working, innovative organizations! African People & Wildlife Fund Akili Dada Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Network Front & Centered Front Line Defenders Global Greengrants Fund Global Press Institute Honor the Earth KUOW – EarthFix Puget Sound Sage & Got...

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What They See Matters

Visual communication takeaways from audience research and tips for testing images Hang a picture on the wall and three different people may give you three different opinions — “terrifying” or “inspiring” or “so what?” How then to ever pick effective images for the viewers of your websites, social media posts,...

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140 Foundations Awarded For Brave Philanthropy

The signatories of Divest-Invest Philanthropy received the 2016 Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award for Brave Philanthropy from CIVICUS for their commitment to divest from fossil fuels and invest in climate solutions. BOGOTA, Colombia, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The 140 foundations, family offices and charities of Divest-Invest Philanthropy were awarded the 2016 Nelson...

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Celebrate Women’s Achievements and Advocate for Women’s Rights this International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day on March 8th is all about celebration, reflection, advocacy, and action – whatever that looks like globally at a local level. But one thing is for sure, International Women’s Day has been occurring for over a century – and is growing annually from strength to strength. A...

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Global Press Institute Diversity Report

For decades, the news business has been talking about diversifying its newsrooms. While some gains have been tallied, the overall picture of mainstream newsrooms remains predominantly white and male. In its annual census the American Society of News Editors reported that newsroom diversity in 2015 remained stable at 12.76 percent. Specialty...

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Climate Change and Natural Disasters Affecting Women Peace and Security

BY APWLDADMIN Evidence connecting climate change to armed conflict is still evolving, but the implications of climate change for human and international security are clear. It is essential that we recognise the connections as factors affecting women, peace and security. Impacts of climate change, such as drought, floods, extreme weather events...

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WECAN Declaration

Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network A DECLARATION Women of the World Call for Urgent Action on Climate Change & Sustainability Solutions We are the mothers and the grandmothers, sisters and daughters, nieces and aunts, who stand together to care for all generations across our professions, affiliations and national identities. We...

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