Grantmaker Makerusa Porotesano talks COP26 and the climate change work ahead

Makerua Porotesano stands in front of a life-size, plant-covered, COP26 cut-out.

For the past week and a half, delegations from across the world have been gathering in Glasgow to discuss the reality of climate change and the steps and solutions we need to make to save the planet. Seeding Justice grantmaker Makerusa Porotesano has been attending COP26, the UN’s Climate Change Conference, on behalf of Pacific […]

Welcome, New Seeding Justice Board Members!

This summer, Seeding Justice welcomed two new activists to our Board of Directors: Monica Cho Brewer and Crystallee Crain! Monica (left) started volunteering with Seeding Justice three years ago helping to plan our annual Justice Within Reach gala. She now chairs the JWR committee! Monica serves as Senior Director at Metropolitan Group and in her […]

We are Seeding Justice!

Since 1976, MRG Foundation has been in service to the movement for justice. Forty-five years ago, our founders gathered on the banks of the McKenzie River in Eugene, Oregon with a revolutionary idea: that activists, philanthropists, and those working in community should decide, together, how to use their inherited wealth to make an impact on the root […]

Meet our New Communications Director, Samantha Bakall!

Samantha in front of a colorful wall

The Staff and Board of Seeding Justice are pleased to announce Samantha Bakall as Communications Director effective March 1, 2021. Ms. Bakall will be staff lead on Seeding Justice’s communications programs, including our overall communications strategy, our growing storytelling arm and all editorial support for our development and programmatic goals. Samantha comes to us as […]