Grantees in the News, May 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 May 2021:

Climate Activists Defeat Exxon in Push for Clean Energy
The New York Times
Grantees: Environmental Defense Fund, Ceres
Program: Climate and Clean Ene

EPA Moves To Cut a Group Of Powerful Greenhouse Gases
NPR
Grantee: Natural Resources Defense Council
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Get Ready for Financial Shocks From Climate Change, Biden Tells Officials
The New York Times
Grantee: Ceres
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Uber, Lyft Have To Transition To Electric Vehicles In California
Forbes
Grantee: Union of Concerned Scientists
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Amid Wave Of Anti-Trans Bills, Trans Reporters Say ‘Telling Our Own Stories’ Is Vital
NPR
Grantee: TransLash
Program: Community and Opportunity

An Arms Race in America: Gun Buying Spiked During the Pandemic. It’s Still Up.
The New York Times
Grantee: UC Davis Violence Prevention Center
Program: Community and Opportunity

Op-ed: Downtown West Sets New Standard for Addressing Displacement And Community Voice
San Jose Spotlight
Grantees: SOMOS Mayfair, Latinos United for a New America, Sacred Heart Community Service, People Acting in Community Together
Program: Community and Opportunity

MapLab: Redistricting Rundown
Bloomberg
Grantee: Brennan Center
Program: Community and Opportunity

‘Already In Need of Healing’: San Jose Religious Leaders Hold First Vigil Honoring VTA Shooting Victims
San Jose Mercury News
Grantee: People Acting in Community Together
Program: Community and Opportunity

Policymakers Used to Ignore Child Care. Then Came the Pandemic.
The New York Times
Grantees: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment/UC Berkeley
Program: Education

Weathering the Storm Of Motherhood Requires A Care Infrastructure
The Hill
Grantee: MomsRising
Program: Education

The Four Freedoms Fund Has Backed Immigrant Rights for 18 Years. Here’s How, and What’s Next
Inside Philanthropy
Grantee: Four Freedoms Fund
Program: Human Rights

LA Times Today: Organization Seeks to Re-Imagine Juvenile Criminal Justice in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times
Grantee: Youth Justice Coalition
Program: Human Rights

White House Officials Meet Virtually With Criminal Justice Reform Advocates
The Hill
Grantee: JustLeadership USA
Program: Human Rights

The Emerging Movement for Police and Prison Abolition
New Yorker
Grantee: Interupting Criminalization Research in Action
Program: Human Rights

ICE to Stop Detaining Immigrants At Two County Jails Under Federal Investigation
The Washington Post
Grantee: Detention Watch Network
Program: Human Rights

Physicists Receive Gruber Cosmology Prize For Insights Into Early Universe
Eureka Alert!
Grantee: Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics at UC Berkeley
Program: Science

Black Women’s Experiences in STEM Inspire an Annual Workshop
Physics Today
Grantee: Department of Physics at Harvard University
Program: Science

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