Updates

What’s new at ReLeaf, and an archive of our grants, press, events, resources and more

Social Equity Grant Program: Request for Proposals

Social Equity Grant Program: Request for Proposals

The 2019 Social Equity Forest Improvement Grant Program is funded by a grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), which received money in the 2017-18 State Budget from the California Climate Investments Program to support projects...

LA Network Retreat

LA Network Retreat

2019 Network Retreat at the Cal Endow This year the California ReLeaf Network Retreat was in Downtown Los Angeles at the California Endowment on May 31, 2019. We talk about various issues such as what data you should be collecting about trees, how to connect with...

Funding for FY 2019-20 State Budget

Urban forestry, urban greening, and other natural resources investments gained ground yesterday in the ongoing discussion of project priorities within the next Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Expenditure Plan. In the Assembly Budget Subcommittee for Resources,...

1st World Forum on Urban Forests

California Urban Forests PDF Presentation WFUF 2018 Conference Program Haydi Danielson, California ReLeaf Board Member, talking about equity. Cindy Blain, of California ReLeaf, discussing urban forest supporter in Sacramento by Assembly Members Lorena Gonzalez...

Green Gentrification Panel Presentation

Green Gentrification Panel Presentation

Panel from the 2018 Partners in Community Forestry Conference Facilitator: Cindy Blain, Executive Director, California ReLeaf, Sacramento Speakers: Winifred Curran, Associate Professor & Chair, Dept. of Geography, DePaul University, Chicago Enrique Huerta,...

Global Climate Action Summit

Global Climate Action Summit

Urban Forests for Climate Solutions Affiliated Event On September 11th California ReLeaf along with a coalition of urban forest organizations hosted the Urban Forests for Climate Solutions Affiliated Event as part of the Global Climate Action Summit. Senator Scott...

Facilitating for Difference Resources

This year we hosted two Facilitating for Difference workshop, led by Amanda Machado and Jose Gonzalez. Here are the resources they passed along for further learning. Resources provided by Amanda Machado & Jose GonzalezApproaches to Power Inequities – Moving to a...

Lobby Day and ReLeaf Network Retreat 2018

Lobby Day and ReLeaf Network Retreat 2018

May 2-3, 2018 Sacramento, California May 2nd will be a full day of lobbying. Time and Location: 8:30am - 7pm at the Downtown and Vine - 1200 K Street Suite 8, Sacramento, CA 95814 Lobby Day with your district representatives. Evening reception May 3rd will be the...

First World Forum on Urban Forests

First World Forum on Urban Forests

On November 28 to December 1, 2018, the United Nations and partners in Mantova, Italy will host the first World Forum on Urban Forests (UF). This first world forum will bring together cross-sector individuals, such as national and local government, non-governmental...

Re-Oaking California

Re-Oaking California

Re-oaking your community: 3 ways to bring oaks back to California cities by Erica Spotswood Could restoring native oak trees to cities create a beautiful, functional, and climate-adapted urban forest for our children? In the newly released report “Re-oaking Silicon...

Supporting Ourselves as Community Activists

Supporting Ourselves as Community Activists

Supporting Ourselves as Community Activists - with the work of Joanna Macy Based on eco-philosopher Joanna Macy’s books, “The Spiral of the Work that Reconnects” and "Coming back to Life," Adélàjà Simon and Jen Scott facilitated a session of empowering dyad exercises...

ReLeaf Network Retreat 2017: Overview

Hi everyone! Thank you very much for coming to the ReLeaf Network Retreat and doing the hokey-pokey with us – putting your whole selves in and listening intentionally to become visionaries and even better catalysts for change while supporting communities through...

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