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Partner News / Jan. 12th 2017

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Emily Bove Women Thrive Alliance members are grassroots organizations who, every day, work to make gender equality a reality in their communities. One step at a time, they dismantle patriarchal structures, change gender norms and attitudes, build support for their vision for an equal… Read more »

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Partner News / Jan. 12th 2017

Originally written by Marti Benedetti of Crain’s Detroit Business. Reclaim Detroit got the green light from the city of Detroit to establish a deconstruction center in an unused former parks and recreation storage building in Midtown. The nonprofit will enter into a lease agreement with the city for a 30-year… Read more »

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Partner News / Jan. 12th 2017

  On May 27, 2016, Maryland became the first state in the country to pass a law restricting all consumer use of neonicotinoid pesticides. The Pollinator Protection Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2018,  prohibits the use of neonicotinoid-containing products for outdoor use.

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Partner News / Jan. 6th 2015

  Open Road’s partner, Women Thrive Worldwide, has teamed up with New Field Foundation to close the information gap on grassroots fundraising through the development of a fundraising guide equipped with practical instruction and information. Click Here to download the report and learn more Washington, DC–Women Thrive Worldwide is a US-based… Read more »

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Partner News / Sep. 15th 2013

The Daily Beast’s “Women in the World” blog recently featured an article by Melani Grout of Open Road partner Landesa, detailing its work to empower young girls in West Bengal, India. West Bengal has one of the highest rates of hunger in India, and poverty forces hundreds of thousands of… Read more »

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Partner News / Sep. 5th 2013

Bloomberg News features video funded by Open Road to profile Landesa’s innovative work in land and human rights in Kenya. View the Bloomberg News coverage here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-25/women-of-kenya-denied-law-s-land-entitlement-by-husbands.html View the full video “A Revolution from the Ground Up”

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