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Archive for November 2009

Give the Gift of Partnership

Instead of going to the mall… Give the gift of partnership, information sharing, and collaboration all in the name of environmental justice. Give $50 or more towards a Solidarity Grant to strengthen the work of a Native American grassroots environmental organization. Give a Women’s Earth Alliance Gift Card instead of more stuff, and you will…

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Give the Gift of a Clean Water

Instead of giving more stuff with more packaging… Give the gift of clean water, a way to earn money, and an empowered community. Give $50 or more towards a seed grant for an African woman leader to launch a sustainable water project in her community. Did you know that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans…

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Big news : A $100,000 match opportunity!

We have some very exciting news to share! This season a generous anonymous donor gave WEA an incredible opportunity:  for every dollar donated to Women’s Earth Alliance by December 31, 2009, our donor will match it up to $100,000. And it gets even better: our donor will offer this match in 2010 and 2011 as…

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Report Back: Climate Justice in Copenhagen Conference Call

Thanks to everyone who joined us for an excellent conference call discussion this morning, on Climate Change in Copenhagen. The Conference Call Series of WEA’s Women and Land Initiative highlights the work of Indigenous environmental justice leaders each month, and this month we were honored to speak with Tom Goldtooth and Jihan Gearon of the…

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Climate change’s affect on poor women

A new report out by the United Nations Population Fund has warned that women in developing countries will be the most vulnerable to climate change. “[Women] do most of the agricultural work, and are therefore affected by weather-related natural disasters impacting on food, energy and water, the report said.” Read an article about it from…

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