Grantees in the News, March 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 March 2021:

Cost of Carbon Pollution Pegged at $51 a Ton
Scientific American
Grantee: Resources for the Future
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Climate Activists on Biden Infrastructure Plan: Go Bigger
Politico
Grantees: League of Conservation Voters, Center for American Progress, National Resources Defense Council
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Can New Gun Violence Research Find a Path Around the Political Stalemate
The New York Times
Grantee: UC Davis
Program: Community and Opportunity

California AG office withholding data on gun sales, restraining orders from researchers
The Sacramento Bee
Grantee: UC Davis
Program: Community and Opportunity

Workers First: How a Unique Funder Collaboration Is Reimagining Workforce Development
Inside Philanthropy
Grantee: San Francisco Foundation
Program: Community and Opportunity

15 Podcasts By Women That You’re Not Listening To — But Should Be
Refinery 29
Grantee: Our Body Politic
Program: Community and Opportunity

Child Care a Major Factor in Women Leaving Jobs During the Pandemic
CBS News
Grantee: National Women’s Law Center
Program: Education

Biden Wants No Part of the Culture War the G.O.P. Loves
The New York Times
Grantee: Center for American Progress
Program: Education

Clearview AI Uses Your Online Photos to Instantly ID you. That’s a Problem, Lawsuit Says
Los Angeles Times
Grantees: Mijente, Just Futures Law
Program: Human Rights

‘Gigantic Momentous Decision’: California Supreme Court Shrinks Role of Cash Bail in Jailings
The Mercury News
Grantees: Civil Rights Corps, Essie Justice Group, Silicon Valley De-Bug
Program: Human Rights

Arrested 22 Times As a Youth, East Bay Council Member Now Crusades for Police Oversight
San Francisco Chronicle
Grantees: Safe Returns Project, Rosenberg Foundation’s Leadering Edge Fellowship
Program: Human Rights

Debriefing the Resistance
The Forge
Grantees: United We Dream, Detention Watch Network
Program: Human Rights

Money Can’t Buy Criminal Justice Reform. But It Can Fuel a Movement.
The Washington Post
Grantees: Essie Justice Group, Life Comes From It, Justice LA, National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls
Program: Human Rights

Haiti Deportations Soar as Biden Administration Deploys Trump-era Health Order
The Guardian
Grantee: UndocuBlack Network
Program: Human Rights

Immigrant Rights Groups Sue Facial-Recognition Company Clearview AI
CBS News
Grantee: mijente
Program: Human Rights

A Month After the Storm, Texas Aid Volunteers Reflect on What Paying It Forward Really Means
Bon Appétit
Grantees: Power Up Texas Fund, Workers Defense Project
Program: Human Rights

Street Politicians
ITWV
Grantee: JustLeadership USA (starts on min 46)
Program: Human Rights

In ‘The Disordered Cosmos,’ a Physicist Explores How Physics and Society Intersect
Space.com
Grantee: University of New Hampshire
Program: Science

LS2 Report: FASER is Born
CERN
Grantee: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Irvine
Program: Science

Thinking of buying an electric vehicle? Read this first.
The Washington Post
Grantee: Greenlining Institute
Program: Science

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