Fighting the Border Wall
Rachel’s Network joined the Texas Civil Rights Project and the Sierra Club to draw the public’s attention to the landscapes and communities threatened by border walls, strengthen the coalition fighting these projects, and resist further construction in the courts.
Supporting Women Leaders
Rachel’s Network partnered with the Women, Food and Agriculture Network and Ashoka to support dynamic women environmental leaders.
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) Executive Director Kathleen Rest, a leading expert on public and environmental health, has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison.
Funding from Rachel’s Network is enabling As You Sow to engage shareholders in advocating for better corporate policies and more sustainable agriculture practices that minimize synthetic pesticide use.
Rachel’s Network, along with dozens of health schools and environmental and health advocacy groups, wrote to acting EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler on Monday expressing great concern that the EPA’s Office of Children’s Health Protection Director Ruth Etzel was placed on administrative leave.