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September 2023

A Northern California tribe works to protect traditions in a warming world (

Fallen tree trunks and branches cover a road during the Oak Fire near Midpines, northeast of Mariposa, Calif., on July 23, 2022. David McNew/AFP via Getty Images To read more of Chloe Veltman's article, please click here. The Oak Fire, which burned roughly 20,000 acres west of Yosemite National Park last summer, was devastating to the area's Indigenous tribes — including the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation . The tribe is headquartered in Mariposa, California, a small town in the Sierra Nevada...

Call to Action & Toolkit: Urge Congress to Support Trauma-Informed Legislation

It’s time to take action and make our voices heard to build healthy, resilient communities! The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) is organizing trauma-informed advocates, activists, and stakeholders to urge their U.S. Senators and Representatives to support two bipartisan, bicameral bills that would significantly help prevent, address, and mitigate the negative impacts of trauma through community-based/led initiatives.

Reminder The virtual Congressional Briefing the Community Mental Wellness and Resilience Act is this Thursday, Sept 21, from 12 noon to 1:30 pm ET (9-10:30 am PT)

Over 1,300 people have registered for Thursday's briefing! They include federal, state, and local elected officials and staff, as well as people from the civic, non-profit, and private sectors from numerous fields from almost every state in the US. Please register for the Zoom meeting here .

Thousands march in New York to demand that Biden 'end fossil fuels' (

Thousands of activists, indigenous groups, students and others take to the streets of New York for the March to End Fossil Fuels protest on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023 in New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images To read more of Rachel Waldholz' article, please click here. This time, protesters are marching with a specific message for President Biden: it's time for the U.S. to move away from oil and gas. "[This] march is piercingly clear about what needs to be done to actually solve climate," said...

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