ADVOCACY is at the core of what Women’s Earth Alliance does – but what exactly does that mean?   To us, advocacy is storytelling with a purpose. It is solidarity with those who face injustice, and using our collective power to uplift and amplify their voices.   How does WEA practice advocacy? Providing technical legal…

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When talking about the intersection of gender + the environment, you’ll often hear the term “ECOFEMINISM.” But what exactly does it mean? We love the brilliant slides @empoderclima has created that breaks down the definition. Understanding language is such a critical tool when discussing these issues. Are there any other terms we could help define…

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  WEA works with “grassroots” leaders. But what exactly do we mean by “grassroots,” and why is it such an important part of what we do? WEA supports grassroots efforts by: 🌱 Empowering women’s cooperatives 🌱 Supporting local, community-based water conservation efforts 🌱 Activating awareness-building campaigns around seed-saving Are there any terms you see floating…

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WEA’s home base in California is in an unpredictable and devastating wildfire season, and we are doing everything we can to conserve water and help our community prepare to handle fire emergencies. Swipe through for simple ways you can be proactive in conserving water now – and all year round! If we make sure water…

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  As this year’s #PlasticFreeJuly comes to a close, we want to share just a few ways that plastics in our products, homes and work impact the health of women and the environment (hint: exposure to toxic plastics in cosmetics and body care products, those that flow in our waterways, and those we come into regular…

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