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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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Heather McTeer Toney: The Long Struggle for Justice

Heather McTeer Toney: The Long Struggle for Justice

Climate activist and Rachel’s Network Catalyst Awardee Heather McTeer Toney insists that those most affected by climate change are best suited to lead the movement. In her forthcoming book “Before the Streetlights Come On,” and in this excerpt from the book, she talks about how environmental action and racial justice must be deeply intertwined to build a better future.

Announcing the Recipients of the 2022 Catalyst Award

Announcing the Recipients of the 2022 Catalyst Award

Rachel’s Network announced the awardees and finalists of its 2022 Catalyst Award. The award honors women leaders of color for their commitment to a healthy planet, and provides them with financial support, wraparound leadership services, and public recognition.

Member Q&A: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Nonprofit Board

Member Q&A: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Nonprofit Board

Diverse groups are more effective yet only 22 percent of nonprofit board members are people of color. The situation is even worse for environmental nonprofits. Members Marcia Angle, Sam Boren, and Kim Milligan have all worked to ensure their nonprofits better reflect the communities they serve. In this Q&A, they share their experiences and advice for other board members.

UPCOMING EVENTS

february 2023

09feb2:00 pm3:15 pmRachel's Network Book Club - The World is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean's Are One

09feb4:00 pm6:00 pmRachel's Network New Office Launch Party

23feb2:00 pm3:15 pmRachel's Network Book Club - The World is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean's Are One

march 2023

09mar2:00 pm3:15 pmRachel's Network Book Club Conversation with Sylvia Earle

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