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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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Speaking Out for “Cancer Alley”

Speaking Out for “Cancer Alley”

In April, members Tacy Hahn and Kim Milligan joined an Earthjustice-organized trip to Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley”—an 85-mile corridor along the Mississippi River known for its heavy industry and high cancer rates. The trip introduced funders to the vast scale of petrochemical operations in the region and the grassroots leaders fighting for their communities. Tacy spoke with Rachel’s Network about her experience on the trip.

Announcing the Recipients of the 2023 Catalyst Award

Announcing the Recipients of the 2023 Catalyst Award

Rachel’s Network announced the awardees and finalists of its 2023 Catalyst Award. The award honors women leaders of color for their commitment to a healthy planet, and provides them with financial support, leadership services, and public recognition.

New Funding Supports Black Women’s Wellbeing and Leadership in the Environmental Movement

New Funding Supports Black Women’s Wellbeing and Leadership in the Environmental Movement

Working in the environmental movement isn’t easy—the stakes are high, the challenges vast, and the wins often few and far between. But for Black women in particular, the task is even greater. Rachel’s Network recently provided grants to four burgeoning organizations led by and for Black women in the environmental movement to support advocates’ wellbeing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

april 2024

17apr2:00 pm3:15 pmSpring 2024 Book Club: Decolonizing Wealth by Edgar Villanueva

may 2024

01may2:00 pm3:15 pmSpring 2024 Book Club: Decolonizing Wealth by Edgar Villanueva

06may(may 6)4:00 pm10(may 10)8:00 amRachel's Network 2024 Spring Meeting: Women's Environmental Leadership in the Pacific Northwest

june 2024

05jun2:00 pm3:15 pmCatalyzing Conversation: Biodiversity in the Ocean, Diversity in the Lab with Dr. Tiara Moore

See all our upcoming events here.

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