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HEFN’s 2018 Year in Review

In counterpoint to weakening national environmental and public health safeguards, in 2018 HEFN and its funder community drew philanthropic resources into power-building for environmental health and environmental justice. With appreciation to all of its members, partners, and colleagues, here’s a snapshot of HEFN’s work in 2018.

Partners for Learning and Action Shape HEFN 2018 Annual Meeting

What more – or different – actions can funders and a funder group take to build multiracial majorities strong enough to protect environmental health and justice? HEFN dove into this question through both learning and culture change at its 2018 Annual Meeting, “The Environmental Health and Justice Majority: Raising Voices, Building Power.” (Pictured: Marisla Foundation Field Partner, Darryl Molina Sarmiento, Communities for a Better Environment. Photo by Annie O'Sullivan Photography)

A Personal Invitation to Help Build the Environmental Health and Justice Majority

Shorey Myers, Executive Director of the Jenifer Altman Foundation and HEFN Steering Committee member, extends a personal invitation to funders to attend this year's HEFN Annual Meeting from Nov. 28-30 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to strategize, network and be inspired by the collective work to mobilize philanthropy around environmental health and justice solutions.

Still Time to Protect the Pristine

How can traditional environmental conservation work be part of a collaborative effort to ensure clean water? Nathan Boon, Program Officer, Watershed Protection, at the William Penn Foundation, tells how grantmaking has helped bring environmental organizations together to successfully protect and restore clean water in the Delaware River watershed.

(Photo caption: This natural spring emerges from a white cedar bog in the heart of the Pine Barrens wilderness.)

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