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Match extended! You can STILL help a woman change the world.

Hello friends, Your support of WEA and the women we serve really does change the world! Together, you and our global alliance are helping to heal our climate – one seed, one tree, one cookstove, one woman – at a time. We’re thrilled to tell you that the matching challenge is still on – and your gift today will have TWICE…

This Giving Tuesday: Help a woman change the world

You can Help TWICE as many Women to Change the World Hello friends! You already know that women have the power to change the world. Sometimes, they just need a little help! Thanks again for your generous support of women and the environment through WEA. Today is Giving Tuesday. We’re writing to ask if you’ll make…

WATCH NOW: A post-COP26 conversation with Vital Voices and women leaders on SDG 13, women, and climate change

In the days following the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26), we were honored to join our partners Vital Voices and an inspiring panel of expert women leaders to debrief the conference and highlight the intersections of SDG 13 with Issue Advocacy. Be sure to tune in to hear the actions needed as…

Light a fire in solidarity with Indigenous elders, WEA and Grounded during COP26

Minga Indigena, Grounded and Women’s Earth Alliance invite you to join us on November 7th at 9AM (your time) to stand with Indigenous communities around the world, many of whom have been excluded from COP26. On November 3rd, Indigenous Elders from Minga Indigena will light a Sacred Fire at COP26 in Glasgow to amplify Indigenous voices. This fire will remain lit…

WATCH NOW: Climate Advocacy Lab discusses Care & Climate Narratives with WEA and others

The Feminist Green New Deal Coalition released a report with Data for Progress that finds there is a strong shared belief that care should be central to climate, workforce, and infrastructure policies. In the midst of intersecting economic crises, climate crises, and the ongoing infrastructure fights, these findings reiterate that people want bold economic investments that center care for people and…

WATCH NOW: The Shift Network’s Facebook Live Q&A with WEA’s Kahea Pacheco

Our daily actions directly impact the environment, and we can all make a difference. As part of this year’s EcoChallenge, our colleagues at The Shift Network invited WEA Co-Director Kahea Pacheco to be a part of a powerful and intimate conversation about how climate change affects women and Indigenous peoples around the world. Thank you…

WEAvings Fall Newsletter: Now is the time

Read the latest WEAvings Newsletter Today Dear Friends, In August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report confirmed what has been devastatingly clear to frontline communities for decades-life on earth is threatened by the climate emergency. We know that women’s leadership is one of the greatest leverage points for increasing our collective climate resilience, and…

WATCH NOW: Community Driven Fire Resilience Strategies and Indigenous Fire Ecology World WEAver Event

Over the past few years, fire season has plagued the West Coast. These fires have taken lives, homes, native plants and animals, and thousands of acres of land. The solutions to these disasters can be found in the history of the West, in Indigenous knowledge and practices. Historically, Indigenous peoples have utilized fire in order…

WATCH NOW: WEA talks Food Sovereignty at Global Women’s Assembly for Climate Justice

WEA was honored to speak at the Global Women’s Assembly for Climate Justice: Solutions from the Frontlines and the Protection and Defense of Human Rights and Nature-a free, six-day, gender-diverse virtual public forum in parallel to this year’s UN General Assembly. This event, hosted by our colleagues at Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN),…

WATCH NOW: The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon features WEA Partner Trees for Jane

Our planet has already lost 3 trillion trees, and protecting forests means protecting our future. That’s why we’re thrilled to partner with Trees For Jane! Founded by Dr. Jane Goodall and Jeff Horowitz, Trees For Jane is a new grassroots campaign launched during Climate Week 2021 to shine a light on the work being done to protect and…