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Now Hiring | North America/Pacific Program Director

Job Title: North America/Pacific Program Director Location: Remote – with option to use office space in Berkeley, CA Start Date: March 14, 2022 or ASAP About the Position Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) seeks a North America/Pacific Program Director to lead the design and operations of our North America/Pacific programs, with a particular focus on our…

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5 principles for partnering with communities on forest restoration

WEA Leader Fatuma Arima stands amongst trees she planted on her land in Kenya. // Image: Anthony Wanjiku. Indigenous peoples and local communities must be central to developing equitable benefit-sharing systems for forest stewardship and restoration. As more investment goes into forest conservation and restoration, social justice and equity approaches can secure long-term prosperity for…

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Just Released! WEA’s 2021 Impact Report

We asked you to change the world with us. And you did. At this time last year-as we all entered another year of what felt like insurmountable health challenges and compounding crises-we assured you that #WEAMadeforThis moment. We promised you that with your support we’d spend the next twelve months doubling down on our tried-and-true approach…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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