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Jennie Curtis, the Executive Director of the Garfield Foundation, reflects back on the organization's 15 years of experience developing systems-informed collaborations as a solid strategy for understanding and shifting the root causes of complex problems and...
Lake image, clean and safe drinking water
In practice, the quality of drinking water varies greatly depending on where the water comes from and what system delivers it. In essence, where a person lives in the U.S. can define whether the water that he or she receives is clean and safe. In fact,...
President Obama signs the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act last year.
The story of last year’s passage of the first major piece of new environmental legislation in 20 years, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, is much like the story of almost any new legislation. Among advocates, we saw courageous...
Senators Udall and Vitter
On June 7, Congress passed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, potentially the most important new, non-energy-related environmental law in a generation. Whether this reform of the forty-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA...
Photo of Amy Solomon at Torres del Paine
Recently Amy Solomon stepped away from her program officer position at the Bullitt Foundation. In this blog post, Amy answers questions she'd been asked – or had asked herself – and she shares her reflections on her twelve years at the Foundation, on...
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Ellen Braff-Guajardo, based in Fresno, California, is the Director of Regional Programs at the Sierra Health Foundation.

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