Rachel’s Network learned about the challenges facing our National Parks, while taking in the beauty of the Sierras in the autumn, at our 2018 Fall Retreat in Yosemite National Park.
Rachel’s Network President Fern Shepard sent these public comments today to oppose the the Trump Administration’s proposed rollbacks to the Endangered Species Act, one of our country’s most important environmental laws.
As the House Appropriations Committee greenlights $5 billion for the US-Mexico border wall in their 2019 spending bill, Rachel’s Network has partnered with the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) to defend low-income border landowners and residents in court.
River Network President Nicole Silk, a longtime conservationist, lawyer, water advocate, and river champion has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison.
Rachel’s Network has been helping mobilize efforts to fight the US-Mexico border wall, and supporting coalition-building and education through the Sierra Club. Diana Hadley, who chairs our Borderlands Working Group, lives in Tucson and planned a three-day event with grassroots leaders working for fairer outcomes for immigrant populations and safer, healthier environments for border communities.