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Foundation News

Feb 16, 2020
Fellow Candice Youngblood published a Note in UC Berkeley's Ecology Law Quarterly journal that seeks to paint a picture of what working toward environmental justice should look like.Read more >
Feb 9, 2020
In cities around the country, if you want to understand the history of a neighborhood, you might want to do the same thing you'd do to measure human health: Check its temperature. That's what a group of researchers did, and they found that neighborhoods with higher temperatures were often the same...Read more >
Feb 3, 2020
Supporters and opponents of the Strauss Wind Energy Project agree on one point: San Miguelito Canyon is unique. .... Golden eagles aren’t the only protected species found in San Miguelito Canyon. It’s also a significant location for the endangered Gaviota tarplant. The yellow petals on this...Read more >

Upcoming Events

March 14, 2020 (All day)
Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, DC
The annual spring retreat will bring our 2019 fellowship cohort to Washington, D.C., for a policy...Read more >
March 15, 2020 - 6:30pm
Agora, 1527 17th Street NW, Washington, DC
DC-based Switzer Fellows will join Switzer Foundation staff and the 2019 Fellows for dinner in...Read more >
May 9, 2020 (All day)
Center for Biological Diversity, 1212 Broadway, Suite 800, Oakland, CA
Finalists will be interviewed for the 2020 Switzer Fellowship awards in California.Read more >

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