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Supporting Women Environmental Leaders

At Rachel’s Network, we know that elevating women of color results in a healthier, safer, and more just world, and we are committed to investing in them. That’s why we created the Catalyst Award.

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How a Small Nonprofit Switched to a More Sustainable Retirement Plan

How a Small Nonprofit Switched to a More Sustainable Retirement Plan

In the US alone, about $30 trillion is sitting in retirement accounts. There’s no excuse for employers not to offer more sustainable funds—they’re plentiful, they perform well, and they improve employee engagement. Here’s how Rachel’s Network did it.

Rachel’s Network Statement on Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

Rachel’s Network Statement on Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

This morning, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case which has struck down 50 years of abortion rights enshrined in Roe v. Wade. In 26 states — affecting 36 million women — abortion services will be restricted, banned, and in some cases even criminalized. The ruling is an appalling blow to human rights and reproductive justice.

2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

When the problems of our world are so multi-faceted and the system so entrenched, where is the best place to put our time and resources? A recent piece in Stanford Social Innovation Review, “The Relational Work of Systems Change,” suggests an answer: it’s the connections between people and institutions that are capable of changing systems, not the parts in isolation. As a network that connects women changemakers, we strive to embody this lesson. Read our annual report and learn about the projects we supported in 2021.

UPCOMING EVENTS

october 2022

04oct3:00 pm4:00 pmWebinar: Funding Just Working Conditions in the Environmental Movement

06oct2:00 pm3:15 pmJEDI Warriors: Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Allyship in Women's Environmental Philanthropy

20oct2:00 pm3:15 pmJEDI Warriors: Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Allyship in Women's Environmental Philanthropy

24octallday25alldayRachel’s Network 2022 Fall Retreat: Deepening Purpose in Just Environmental Philanthropy

See all our upcoming events here.

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