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Fall Edition of the WEAvings Newsletter: 2019 US Grassroots Accelerator Launch!

November 5, 2019
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Read the latest WEAvings Newsletter Today As we innovate, take risks, and reach for our dreams this fall season, we have been asking ourselves—What if we can’t fail? What if nurturing grassroots solutions that protect our precious earth is the very thing that will turn the tides?   We are…

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Say hello to our fall interns: Hi, Glenna!

October 9, 2019
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To say we are incredibly fortunate and honored to be able to work with young women leaders like Glenna Herbert is an understatement. Glenna has been supporting the development our donor stewardship program, our research, our organizational outreach, and has been providing event support with care, dedication and attention to…

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Water Conservation Tips

September 29, 2019
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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!…

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Say hello to our summer interns: Hey, Madison!

August 9, 2019
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To say we are incredibly fortunate and honored to be able to work with young women leaders like Madison is an understatement. Madison is a passionate and multi-gifted force who has jumped right in to support our growth with her dedication, professionalism, and skill in this exciting time for WEA.…

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Plastic Pollution and Women’s Health

July 30, 2019
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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…

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Say hello to our summer interns: Hi, Carmen!

July 25, 2019
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We love summer for so many reasons. It’s that perfect in-between time of year when seeds planted in the spring blossom, bloom and grow strong, and we still have the warm gatherings of fall to look forward to. One of the most exciting things about this summer as been the…

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Growing Concern Over Indonesian President’s Investment Remarks

July 24, 2019
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As the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator in Bali moves into its third day of local women environmental leaders collaborating to find solutions to the ecological crises facing their communities, Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo pursues an aggressive, exploitative resource policy approach which threatens indigenous communities, environmental activists, and Indonesia’s famed tropical rainforests. …

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Start ’em Young: A Guide to Climate, Women, and Justice Children’s Books

July 24, 2019
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Spark discovery in youth with these books that are made to inspire! With messages of justice, creativity, innovation, and persistence, these are great reads for children, teaching youth important themes and history from the past, and inspiring them to think on how they can be part of creating a more…

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Say hello to our summer interns: Hi, Lia!

July 19, 2019
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One of the things we witness time and time again is that women hold the seeds for transforming the world. We see it in our work with grassroots partners, as well as in the inspiring, dedicated interns who support our work throughout the year. We’re thrilled to introduce you to…

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WEA Women of the 2019 Indonesia Accelerator: Putu Ayu Aniek

July 18, 2019
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Putu Ayu Aniek is a community organizer from Bali, Indonesia. Growing up in Bali, Aniek felt first-hand the growing impact of tourism on her community. Realizing how tourism could easily degrade the culture and people of her community, she has made it her mission to create a more holistic and…

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