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  • Title: Rachel's Network
    Descriptive info: .. ABOUT US.. WHAT WE DO.. NEWS PUBLICATIONS.. JOIN US.. MEMBERS-ONLY ONLINE COMMUNITY.. History Mission.. Who We Are.. What Members Say.. Contact Us.. Member Programs.. Member Events.. Outreach Programs.. Rachel's Action Network.. In the News.. Annual Reports.. Other Publications.. With the publication of Silent Spring in 1962, Rachel Carson challenged the long-held belief that humankind's needs justified the destruction of the environment.. Her groundbreaking work transformed cultural perceptions of the environment by highlighting the interrelationship between a healthy ecosystem and our own well-being.. Named in her honor, Rachel's Network's mission is to promote women as impassioned leaders and agents of change dedicated to the stewardship of the earth.. read more.. Latest News.. Upcoming Events.. "UNSAFE" FILM EXPOSES DANGER  ...   Everyday Chemicals.. , takes a penetrating look at the health risks behind the most ubiquitous chemicals in ordinary products.. Learn more.. 2014 ANNUAL MEETING.. I.. MARCH 10 - 12.. I.. WASHINGTON, DC.. Philanthropy was never about simply making charitable gifts.. However, now more than ever, funders are employing a variety of strategies to advance the causes important to them.. How are funders effecting change through impact investing, political advocacy, social entrepreneurship, media and communications campaigns, etc.. in addition to traditional grantmaking? Join us to explore "The Future of Philanthropy" this spring!.. Rachel's Network | 1200 18th Street, NW, Suite 310 | Washington, DC 20036.. privacy policy.. | all rights reserved | 2014 Rachel's Network | site by.. poweredpages.. com..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » Contact Us
    Descriptive info: About Us.. Founder's Circle.. Board of Directors.. Environmental Leadership Liaisons and Circle of Advisors.. Staff.. * required.. Name:.. *.. Please include your name.. Phone:.. Email:.. Please include an email address so we can return your message.. Subject:.. Please include a subject.. Message:.. Please include a message.. Rachel's Network.. 1200 18th Street, NW, Suite 310.. Washington, DC 20036.. Phone: 202.. 659.. 0846.. Fax: 202.. 1333.. info@rachelsnetwork.. org..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » About Us
    Descriptive info: Our History.. With the publication of.. Silent Spring.. in 1962, Rachel Carson transformed cultural perceptions of conservation by underscoring the interrelationship of our ecosystem and our own well-being.. Rachel's Network, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit named in Carson's honor, has flourished since its inception in 1999, when Winsome McIntosh (at right) convened 17 fellow women philanthropists around a shared commitment to conservation.. Together, this.. Founders' Circle.. built a "good ol' girls' network" that would empower themselves and like-minded peers to be more effective funders.. Our Mission.. Rachel's Network promotes women as impassioned leaders and agents of change dedicated  ...   nearly 100 members who care deeply about the environment, health, and women's empowerment.. Our Goals.. While each of us is motivated by our own unique set of interests and influences, we all share Rachel's Network's goals:.. 1.. To develop a strategic network that promotes collective action and unifies the voices of women committed to environmental protection.. 2.. To increase the representation of women environmental advocates on boards of nonprofits, corporations, and government commissions.. 3.. To increase the number and effectiveness of women conservation funders.. 4.. To make the environment a top priority on the national agenda..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » Latest News
    Descriptive info: News & Publications.. Publications.. New Earth Focus Film "UNSAFE" Exposes Danger in Everyday Products.. January 17, 2014.. A new episode of Earth Focus reveals that Americans are exposed to tens of thousands of synthetic chemicals that are largely unregulated and untested for safety.. The new episode premieres Thursday, Jan.. 23 at 9 p.. m.. ET on Link TV (DirecTV 375, DISH Network 9410) and Friday, Jan.. 24 at 9 p.. on KCET (Southern California).. The episode is also available online at.. http://bit.. ly/unsafeTV.. The steady growth of chemical exposure continues in our air, water, food and food packaging, in everyday products for the home and workplace, in agriculture and in cosmetics.. Only a fraction of chemicals commercially available in the United States have been safety tested.. Scientists are finding links between these chemicals and increases in many cancers, birth defects, development and learning disorders,  ...   a concern raised by our namesake, Rachel Carson, more than 50 years ago," said Thu Pham, Rachel's Network President.. "We hope this film moves the conversation forward.. ".. Earth Focus is a groundbreaking series that features investigative reports on the state of our planet's environment and its impact on people all over the world.. For more information, visit:.. http://www.. linktv.. org/earthfocus.. For more information or to request an interview, contact Jody Spraker Pozen at Jody@RachelsNetwork.. org or 202.. ###.. Rachel's Network, a nonprofit organization named in Rachel Carson's honor, promotes women as impassioned leaders and agents of change dedicated to the stewardship of the earth.. The Network builds productive alliances among members -- influential philanthropists who range over 60 years in age and span the U.. S.. -- and offers services that empower them to lead.. Follow us at.. www.. twitter.. com/rachelsnetwork.. back to news..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » Privacy Policy
    Descriptive info: Privacy Policy.. We are committed to protecting your privacy.. We only collect personal information from visitors when they register to join the organization as members.. This information is always voluntarily submitted.. We use personal information to communicate with members (if permission has been granted for such contact), to send messages (when authorized) to policymakers, and to understand the members interests and activities.. We keep all personal information entered during registration strictly confidential.. We maintain the privacy of this information using secure technologies and adhere to policies that prevent unauthorized use of your personal information.. If you would like to be removed from our email lists, you can unsubscribe by simply sending an.. e-mail to Rachel's Network.. with the word unsubscribe in the subject line, or by simply replying to any email we send you with unsubscribe.. We may monitor and track information such as visitor usage patterns of our website.. We compile this information into a statistical aggregate that we use only for internal purposes  ...   and that can be used to help identify you when visiting our website.. We use cookies to make our website easier to use -- first, so that you don't have to continually re-enter information and second, so that we can tailor your visit to your expressed preferences.. Links to Other Sites.. This website provides links to several other third party websites.. While we make efforts to choose our links carefully, we do not take any responsibility for the content of linked websites, or for the privacy policies of websites to which we offer links.. Since we do not control these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party websites prior to any use.. Policy Changes.. We maintain the option to change this Privacy Statement at any time by electronic notice posted on our website.. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » What We Do
    Descriptive info: What We Do.. Speaker Series.. Teleconferences.. Online Community.. Learning Circles.. Board Placement.. Connecting to Congress.. Fiscal Scholarship Fund.. Weekly News Event Listserv.. Annual Meeting Fall Retreat.. 2012 Project Partnership.. Women's Networking Initiatives.. RN as Strategic Connectors.. RN/EWG Body Burden Collaboration.. Rachel's Network offers innovative.. member programs.. that cultivate leadership, instill strategic acuity, provide networking opportunities, and broaden members' understanding of important issues.. These signature services allow members to reach their personal and philanthropic goals while connecting with women who share their dedication to strategic philanthropy in conservation, health, and women's empowerment.. To extend our impact, we have also developed groundbreaking.. outreach  ...   collective influence, Rachel's Network is able to effect meaningful change in partnership with a range of nontraditional constituencies.. Rachel's Action Network (RAN), a nonpartisan 501(c)(4) organization, encourages women to participate in the political process and promotes women leaders who advocate for a healthy environment.. To learn more, visit the.. RAN website.. ** Interested in having Rachel's Network members or staff speak at your upcoming event? **.. Our Speakers Bureau is available for speaking engagements for media, conferences, and events on issues ranging from philanthropy to conservation to women's leadership.. Please.. contact us.. to learn more about the Rachel's Network Speakers Bureau..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » Latest News
    Descriptive info: We're Hiring! Communications Manager Opening.. February 3, 2014.. The Network is hiring a Washington, D.. C.. -based communications manager to accelerate its communications strategy and advance the Network's mission through internal and external publications, across print and online platforms, and via member engagement programs.. This essential member of our team will have the opportunity to bring new ideas to the table, contribute to the organization's long-term goals, define their own growth trajectory, and collaborate with colleagues who share a commitment to excellence.. view news archives..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » Join Us
    Descriptive info: Join Us.. Co-Directors' Message.. Rachel's Network members are activists, business and community leaders, foundation trustees, and board directors who range in age from 30 to 99.. We give privately and through family, community, and institutional foundations.. We support a diverse range of causes, draw upon a variety of tools, and span the political spectrum, but we share the conviction that together, we can help one another effect transformative change.. Through an annual grant of $5,000 to the Network, we invest in our capacity to give with impact and lead with distinction.. As a Rachel's Network member,  ...   Elevate your profile as a leader and earn recognition as an influential force in society.. Connect substantively with issue and policy experts.. Forge productive partnerships with extraordinary women.. Discover the fellowship, inspiration, and security of a community of peers.. Rachel's Network is an organization like no other.. It works at the unique intersection of conservation, philanthropy, and women's empowerment.. If you are curious about what Rachel's Network can do for you, read more about.. what we do.. , explore our.. brochure.. , or.. for more information.. We hope to welcome you to our growing community!.. Contact us..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » Who We Are
    Descriptive info: Rachel's Network owes our success to an interconnected web of influential women.. Our.. had the vision to recognize the transformative power of networking and create an organization that brought remarkable women together.. oversees our advancement and ensures our continued vitality.. , all leaders in their respective fields, provide high-level expertise and keep us connected to nonprofits that share our goals.. manages an impressive slate of programs and works tirelessly to keep members connected to each other and to exclusive resources that enhance their personal efforts.. Our members range  ...   of interests and opinions.. These extraordinary women are foundation presidents, board directors, active funders, and community leaders, all of whom are committed to increasing the impact women make in philanthropy and issue advocacy.. If you fit our profile and are interested in becoming a member, learn how to.. join us.. ** Interested in having Rachel's Network members or staff speak at your upcoming event?.. Our Speakers Bureau is available for speaking engagements for media, conferences, and events on a variety of issues from philanthropy to conservation to women's leadership..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » What Members Say
    Descriptive info: "When I joined RN, I found an incredible group of women from all over the country who were doing amazing things, whether locally, nationally, or internationally, grassroots or grass-tops.. I was looking for a way to get into the environmental movement, and I found an organization that essentially gave me wings.. - Molly.. , CO.. "Rachel's Network is about realizing our vision of a world that is environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually fulfilling; keeping our eyes on our goals and finding a multitude of ways to move our communities, our states, our country, and the planet towards a better future.. - Lisa.. , NC.. "RN provides a safe haven and a launching pad for women like us.. RN connects me with people I never would have met otherwise, but right off the bat, we're sisters.. In a way, it's like being in a sorority of believers.. It's marvelously strengthening to us as members to have each other.. It calls to us across the spaces.. - Kathy.. "Rachel's Network meetings always exceed my expectations: the quality and depth of the speaker panels, the quality of the questions from RN members, the inspiration that I get from being around a group of dedicated and action-oriented individuals - all of these things make me more enthusiastic and encouraged about the work I do.. - Juliet, CA.. "When I retired as  ...   that I need to focus on supporting substantive policy changes, not merely by throwing money into the passion of the cause.. ".. - Memphis.. , VA.. "Rachel's Network enriches our lives, educates us, and gives us a circle of friends we can turn to for advice and understanding.. - Jan.. , WI.. "Whenever I walk away from a RN event, I walk away not only with new visions for my work, but with people with whom to collaborate, a phone call I can make, a fellowship.. - Anne.. , CA.. "RN is not a conservation organization with a mission to save the pandas or the oceans.. Our mission is broad, but a little subtler: helping to make women agents of change and enforce each other's efforts.. - Jocelyn.. "The introduction to leaders at the highest intellectual levels has been one of the highlights of my RN experience.. Our peers are highly accomplished in their own right, but the number of people who have been able to share their expertise in different subjects has expanded my whole perspective on the environment.. - Florence.. , NY.. "RN is a tremendous asset in my philanthropic endeavors.. - Carolyn.. , MA.. "What do I value most about RN? The women, the information, the networking, the inspiration!".. - Linda.. "I am mind-boggled at the accomplishments of my fellow members.. - Dickie.. , IN..

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  • Title: Rachel's Network » Member Programs
    Descriptive info: Throughout the year, Rachel s Network hosts regional Speaker Series luncheons and events.. These popular events offer members opportunities for networking and robust discussion of cutting-edge environmental issues with distinguished leaders and advisors.. Speaker Series event in 2011 featured the following eminent experts: Dr.. Helen Caldicott, Nuclear Policy Research Institute; Tensie Whelan, Rainforest Alliance; Jane Pryer, Environmental Defense Fund; and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Green for All.. Teleconference Calls.. Monthly teleconference calls with prominent authors, scientists, policy experts, strategists, innovative thinkers and environmental leaders highlight significant events, issues and research that enhance members philanthropic and advocacy work.. The 2011 teleconference line-up included: Devra Davis Environmental Health Trust; Ryan Alexander,Taxpayers for Common Sense; Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth; Bryon Griffith, EPA's Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force; Mary Ann Hitt, Sierra Club, Beyond Coal Campaign; Maggie Fox, Climate Reality Project; Heidi Cullen, Climate Central; Jen Clanahan, Office of Rep.. Diana DeGette (CO-01); Michele Boyd, Physicians for Social Responsibility; Jeremy Symons Felice Stadler, National Wildlife Federation; Leith Anderson, National Association of Evangelicals.. This members-only site serves as a virtual hub for funders looking to exchange ideas, learn from one another s experiences, recommend resources, or build productive relationships.. With our Network spread across the country, this resource is an easy-to-use, readily accessible way to plug into the enriching, inspiring atmosphere of our in-person  ...   processes.. Through a bi-annual reception for honoring women Members of Congress, print resources including a Congressional Women s Directory, and an annual Rachel s Network lobby day, members advocate for policies that advance their philanthropy and connect with women Members of Congress who share our values.. To amplify women s voices at the decision-making levels of leading local, regional, national, and international nonprofits, Rachel s Network places members on influential boards, matching their interests and experience with each organization s mission.. More than 30 members have been placed on boards since our founding, including American Rivers, Defenders of Wildlife, and Island Press.. Fiscal Sponsorship Fund.. This service enables members to develop their own individual projects by providing a public charitable umbrella sponsorship, empowering the sponsored member to develop her entrepreneurial program into an independent nonprofit.. Weekly News Event Listservs.. Members receive two email listservs that provide news articles and updates on environmental trends, analysis, legislation, innovative projects, and upcoming educational and networking events.. Newsletters.. RN produces a monthly members-only e-newsletter as well as a semi-annual printed newsletter called "Green Leaves" to share timely program, membership, and outreach news.. Membership Directory.. The Membership Directory is published annually to facilitate networking, peer mentoring, and sharing experienced and projects with fellow members.. A members-only quick reference directory is also available on the Online Community..

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