As the world at every level comes together in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to reach out to you as a member of our Dogwood community. In times like these, our networks become our strength and our resilience, our constant reminders that we are not alone. We appreciate your being a part of […]
Protecting our Southern forests and communities requires challenging the industries and corporate interests that threaten them. But it also requires building the relationships and solutions to create the world we want to live in. The FOREST (Frontline Organizing Resiliency and Entrepreneurial Solutions Training) Circle is a network of activists, organizers, and community leaders. The mission […]
Post-Election Inspiration: A Statement from Dogwood Alliance Executive Director Danna Smith Following the 2016 US Presidential Election
Last week, Rita Frost and I left the office for a two week Outreach Tour to meet with people across the South who are passionate about protecting our Southern forests. We are here to learn what issues are important to them in their communities, and how Dogwood Alliance can support them. We are here to understand what their relationships are to their local and global forests.
This summer I had the privilege of working on the Our Forests Aren’t Fuel campaign as an organizing intern. As a second summer intern and student board member, I was excited to dive into a campaign I’ve been following closely and learn about the organization from yet another angle. Under the leadership of Campaign Organizer […]