This Holiday Season, Celebrate Food & Farmers with WEA Grassroots Accelerator Leaders

Johanie Rivera-Zayas Today’s conventional agriculture has traditionally produced 10-20% more yields than organic and regenerative agriculture—but at a steep and unsustainable cost. In fact, research has shown that it has done so largely at the expense of the environment, economics and the well-being of our communities. The industry is responsible for an estimated 24% of…

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Indigenous Futures: U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Leaders Across Sectors

2022 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Leader Nikila Badua and youth artists stand beside their completed mural “We’re not leading from way back when. We’re leading from right now. What are we dealing with right now? What are the solutions right now? We’re using that incredible [ancestral] knowledge in a very contemporary way.” ~ Casey Camp Horinek…

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WEA Alumni Circle Event: Reforesting the Planet

It has been proven time and again that women play a pivotal role in the efforts against climate change. Here, among us, are many such women who lead vast initiatives such as forest restoration and ecosystem protection, as part of their indigenous communities and work with grassroots level leaders  to create the impacts that we…

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