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RAN Rocks Expo West Conference

By Megan Szrom, March 20 2014

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RAN Rocks Expo West Conference

Health food companies selling products with Conflict Palm Oil are called to address the Orangutan in the room. Last weekend, RAN took the truth on Conflict Palm Oil to the Expo West Natural Foods Conference in Anaheim, CA. A sea of 67,000 natural food industry exhibitors showcased everything from snackfood to health and beauty products. [...]

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REVEL 2013: Brilliant Moments in Tweets and Pics

By Jenn Breckenridge, October 28 2013

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REVEL 2013: Brilliant Moments in Tweets and Pics

Rainforest Action Network’s annual flagship gala REVEL is known to be an absolute riot. Environmental glitterati, non-profit superstars, and hardcore activists get all gussied up and rock out to benefit RAN’s work around the world. And this year’s REVEL—set for the third year amidst the dramatic and elegant California Academy of Science in Golden Gate [...]

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Phil Lesh to play benefit for RAN April 30, 2013!

By Caely French, April 24 2013

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Phil Lesh to play benefit for RAN April 30, 2013!

It’s sure to be a spectacular evening in the ‘Grate’ Room at Terrapin Crossroads, Phil Lesh’s new venue on the canals of San Rafael. We’ll kick off with critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Harper Simon, followed by the legendary Phil Lesh himself jamming with the Terrapin Family Band. Join us for a VIP reception at 6:30 with [...]

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Girl Scouts Win Brower Youth Award

By Ashley Schaeffer, October 21 2011

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Girl Scouts Win Brower Youth Award

Congratulations to Rhiannon Tomtishen and Madison Vorva for winning this year’s Brower Youth Award! These two intrepid Girl Scouts leaders are paving the way to ensure that Girl Scout cookies are palm oil-free, and not compromising some of our most endangered forests and animals. Check out just how inspiring they truly are in this Rikshaw [...]

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REVEL 2011 Rocked!

By Jenn Breckenridge, October 19 2011

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REVEL 2011 Rocked!

For Californians who care about the environment, the rager of the year is most certainly Rainforest Action Network’s annual benefit REVEL. Naomi Klein and The Yes Men were honored with World Rainforest Awards as the California Academy of Sciences glittered with stingray pools, stiltwalkers, and California’s most cutting-edge minds getting in some serious bonding time. It [...]

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The Yes Men Get Serious: Hijinx, Revolution and a Man Named Alessio Rastani

By Jenn Breckenridge, October 11 2011

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The Yes Men Get Serious: Hijinx, Revolution and a Man Named Alessio Rastani

Oh, The Yes Men. Whether it’s appearing on network television as a Fortune 500 industrial polluter, sending out a false press release (or three), or successfully representing Exxon at a major industry conference, The Yes Men are always hard at work, fearlessly “impersonating corporate criminals in order to humiliate them.” Now, with the new Yes [...]

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Amazon Victory Party & Fundraiser at Lake Chalet on May 25th, 2011

By Meghan, May 31 2011

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Amazon Victory Party & Fundraiser at Lake Chalet on May 25th, 2011

What a party we created to celebrate a most-significant milestone in our efforts to hold oil-giant Chevron accountable! Thank you for celebrating with us, our Ecuadorian allies and our terrific hosts Lara and Gar Trupelli and their Lake Chalet staff!

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From Reagan to Rainforests… RAN’s greatest moments

By Margaret, October 19 2010

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From Reagan to Rainforests… RAN’s greatest moments

For our 25th anniversary, RAN put together a quick video of our greatest hits, greatest moments and greatest victories. We showed it at REVEL, but in case you missed it, here it is for your viewing pleasure.

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Did you REVEL for RAN’s birthday?

By Margaret, October 18 2010

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Did you REVEL for RAN’s birthday?

REVEL, RAN’s 25th birthday party was a smashing success on Thursday night, as almost 500 people came together to celebrate a quarter century of activism and victories challenging the power of corporations over our democracy and our environment. California jam band the Mother Hips got people on the floor dancing and Grateful Dead alum and [...]

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REVEL IN ACTION: Announcing The Winners

By Jenn Breckenridge, October 14 2010

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REVEL IN ACTION: Announcing The Winners

The art of the brand jam is something Rainforest Action Network has worked hard to perfect over the years. This month, we gave folks in the RAN community a shot at it themselves AND a chance to win tickets to our biggest benefit party of the year- REVEL. We chose three dastardly corporations- Chevron, Massey [...]

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