Buenvivir (or “well-being” / “living well”) is an age-old concept that became more globally popularized after the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth in April 2010. The Cochabamba People’s Agreement was adopted by 35,000 representatives of social movements, indigenous peoples and others as an alternative to the “Copenhagen Accord” reached by the UN in 2009.
Just Transition is framework for building campaigns that are both visionary and oppositional. Many times our movements are so focused on fighting against the attacks we are facing, we don't have the capacity to also advance demands that offer an alternative vision of the things we want. The concept of Just Transition grew out of the environmental justice movements over the last 30 years, where the struggles from impacted communities against coal mines and oil refineries are met in direct opposition by workers who depend on these dirty industries to survive. Just Transition campaigns acr
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance announces the US chapter of the World March of Women
On the days leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8th 2015, Grassroots Global Justice (GGJ) Alliance announced the formation of the US chapter of the World March of Women, a global feminist movement with national coordinating bodies in 65 countries around the world.