Starting October 12, following the release of Donald Trump’s 2005 interview with Billy Bush of “Access Hollywood” where he brags about grabbing women “by the pussy” without consent, women of color and their allies across the country started a wave of inspiring feminist actions under the slogan "GOP Hands Off Me."
This week of September 26, 2016, GGJ members are on a "Berta Vive" Feminist Delegation to Standing Rock in solidarity with the #NoDAPL struggle to protect the water and land from a destructive pipeline project by the Dakota Access Pipeline.
March 9, 2016
Saulo Araujo, WhyHunger – (617) 735-5899
Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions – (502) 415-1080
Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition – (773) 319-5838
Carol Schachet, Grassroots International – (617) 524-1400 or (617) 628-3455
November 23, 2015
No War, No Warming – Build an Economy for People and Planet
Despite the ban on Protest in Paris, we will be there to raise our voices against war, racism and pollution profiteering. We stand in solidarity with the countless victims of recent violence in Paris, Beirut, and Mali, as well as their families and loved ones.
Nearly 100 feminists from the World March of Women of the Americas met in Cajamarca, Peru between October 23-25, 2015 to carry out the fourth regional meeting. Participants included delegates from Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Cuba, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, Quebec, United States, and Peru. Also with us were compañeras of the March from the different regions of Peru.
CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION DEMANDING JUSTICE FOR THE PEOPLE & THE PLANET AT THE UN CLIMATE TALKS IN PARIS, DECEMBER 2015 Throughout the Global South and in many part of the US, frontline communities are already facing the devastating impacts of governmental climate inaction. Our communities are impacted daily by oil spills, oil refinery pollution, the dirty air from the waste incinerators, and the production of fossil based chemicals.
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.
It is with a heavy heart that we write to you today to honor the life of Marielle Franco, a fierce Black, Queer, feminist leader from Brazil who was murdered last Wednesday, March 14th. Marielle Franco was a city council member representing the Maré Favela in Rio de Janeiro, where she grew up. She was outspoken against police brutality and the criminalization of poor and working class black communities in Brazil. She stood for women’s rights, worker’s rights, LGBTQ rights, and the rights of all marginalized peoples.