Grantees in the News, August- September 2021

The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work.

Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in August and September 2021:

More Transmission or Local Solar? To Quickly Cut Emissions, We Need Both.
Forbes
Grantee: American Council on Renewable Energy
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Biden Calls for Half of New Cars to be Electric or Plug-in Hybrids by 2030
The Washington Post
Grantees: Union of Concerned Scientists, Natural Resources Defense Council, BlueGreen Alliance
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

The Voting Fix that cannot Wait: Stopping Partisan Gerrymandering
The Washington Post
Grantee: Brennan Center
Program: Community and Opportunity

San Jose can Reckon with and Heal the Damage of Redlining and Racism
San Jose Spotlight
Grantee: Latinos United for a New America
Program: Community and Opportunity

How California Teachers are Welcoming back English Learners — with Language and Community
EdSource
Grantee: Sobrato Early Academic Language
Program: Education

Treasury says U.S. child care system is a market failure
Marketplace
Grantee: Urban Institute and Center for Law and Social Policy
Program: Education

Humanizing Life Behind Bars
Fort Worth Weekly
Grantee: Texas Jail Project
Program: Human Rights

Where Police Killings Often Meet With Silence: Rural America
The New York Times
Grantee: The Marshall Project
Program: Human Rights

A Vietnamese refugee served as one of California’s inmate firefighters. Then the state gave him to ICE
San Francisco Chronicle
Grantees: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus
Program: Human Rights

A Fight to Expose the Hidden Human Costs of Incarceration
The New Yorker
Grantee: Southern Center for Human Rights; Texas Jail Project
Program: Human Rights

Through Black Immigrants Eyes: The Transition Between the Trump and Biden Administration
Black News
Grantee: UndocuBlack Network
Program: Human Rights

Black Immigrants have been Left Out of Policy Decisions for too Long, Organizers Say
NBC News
Grantee: UndocuBlack Network
Program: Human Rights

Resisting The Allure of Innocence
Texas Observer
Grantee: Texas After Violence Project
Program: Human Rights

Environmental Groups Ask Congress to Fund Billions of Dollars in Climate Measures in Reconciliation
CNN
Grantees:Climate Power, League of Conservation Voters, Center for American Progress, Natural Resources Defense Council
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Illinois Signs Landmark Clean Energy Law
Grist
Grantees: Union of Concerned Scientists, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

‘Helping People is Satisfying for Me’: Gabriela Chavez-Lopez Takes Back the Power”
San Jose Spotlight
Grantee: The Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley
Program: Community and Opportunity

Panel Supports Idea to Drop San Jose Parking Requirements
San Jose Spotlight
Grantees: Catalyze SV
Program: Community and Opportunity

Our child-care System has been Failing Women, Men and Kids. That May Change.
The Washington Post
Grantee: National Association for the Education of Young Children
Program: Education

‘The Pay is Absolute Crap: Child-care Workers are Quitting Rapidly, a Red Flag for the Economy
The Washington Post
Grantees: National Association for the Education of Young Children
Program: Education

Our Collective Amnesia About Childcare
Los Angeles Times
Grantee: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
Program: Education

All ICE Detainees Moved Out of South Georgia Jail
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
Grantee: Project South
Program: Human Rights

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