Root capital, one of Open Road’s partner organizations, announced their latest publication on investing in the future of coffee. The report is designed for practitioners and shares their initial learning from the design of their Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative and its first two years of implementation in Central and South… Read more »
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 »
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 »
The work of one of Open Road’s partners, the Maryland Pesticide Education Network was recently covered in a Washington Post article on the status of the Maryland Pollinator Protection Act. To read more Click Here.
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.
One of Open Road’s partner organizations, Atlas Corps, was recently featured in the Washington Post for their innovative ‘reverse Peace Corps’ program. Atlas Corps identifies young nonprofit leaders around the world to serve and bring their overseas experience to a U.S-based nonprofit for 12 months before returning home and applying… Read more »
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 »
A partnership with the U.S. Department of State to advance the President Obama’s Stand with Civil Society agenda New York/Washington, DC—Atlas Corps will partner with the U.S. Department of State, as part of President Obama’s Stand with Civil Society agenda, to bring 100 of the world’s up and coming… Read more »
A new short documentary film on Open Road partner Landesa’s Girls Project, called “After My Garden Grows,” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday, January 21. The documentary, directed by Academy Award Winner Megan Mylan, follows teenager Monika Barman in rural West Bengal India as she grows a garden… Read more »
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 »
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”