Shedding Light on Environmental Violence in North America In North America, WEA and Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) partner to support Indigenous communities resisting environmental violence. In 2016 we launched the Violence on the Land, Violence on our Bodies report and toolkit with a broad outreach campaign, providing a critical perspective from Indigenous women…

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Accelerating Women’s Environmental & Climate Solutions in the U.S. Powered by: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator LEARN MORE The U.S. Accelerator The U.S. Grassroots Accelerator for Women Environmental Leaders is designed to catalyze the critical efforts of women and women-identified leaders who have stepped forward to protect our families, communities, and ecosystems from environmental and climate…

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Mexican Indigenous Women Uniting for Land Protection In 2013, WEA and Semillas — the only women’s fund in Mexico — began a multi-year partnership to support Mexican women-led grassroots environmental efforts through small grants and strategy sessions. Through this support, Indigenous women leaders have come together to promote indigenous women’s land rights in 5 Mexican…

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Convening Advocates for Protection of Indigenous Lands and People WEA, in partnership with Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), hosted the Advocacy Training in 2011, bringing leaders from 18 Indigenous-led groups together with advocates for collaboration on environmental protection. “As a Native person, a practitioner, and an attorney, I found it very inspiring and helpful to strategize…

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Native Women Leaders and Advocates Promoting Energy Justice In 2010, WEA and a team of advocacy delegates traveled to the Southwestern United States to meet grassroots Native American women environmental justice campaign leaders, as part of an Advocacy Exchange to Promote Energy Justice in the Navajo Nation. In 2010, WEA and a team of advocacy…

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