Solidarity 2020 and Beyond

Global GRASSROOTS ACTIVISTS MOVEMENT Solidarity INITIATIVE

We are an international network that provides support and solidarity for grassroots activists around the world utilizing strategic nonviolent action to build campaigns and movements for change.

Small & Emergency Grants Fundraising Campaign
Fundraising Campaign for Small & Emergency Grants
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Donate today to help Global Grassroots activists receive essential small and emergency grants to continue their essential work. Help us raise $20,000 today!

Our Age of Uprisings
Our Age of Uprisings: WE ARE A WORLD REMAKING ITSELF
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Amidst capitalist crises, social movements are telling new stories about what it means to be human, revealing our collective power to refuse and create.
By: Max Haiven

Communication Strategy Article
Human rights groups must sharpen communication strategy
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After being called conspirators against the government, human rights (HR) organizations need to “take back the political narrative” and step up their communication strategies to win the so-called information warfare, according to a new study highlighting the movement’s struggle to better connect with the public….

by Krixia Subingsubing

Fighting Monetary Colonialism
FIGHTING MONETARY COLONIALISM WITH OPEN-SOURCE CODE
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France still uses monetary colonialism to exploit 15 African nations. Could Bitcoin be a way out?

by Alex Gladstein

Myanmar’s Protesters Victories
Myanmar’s protesters have achieved significant victories — now is the time to double down on nonviolent resistance
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The military’s brutal attack on peaceful protesters has understandably sparked calls for armed insurgency. But such a move could set the movement back.

Maria J. Stephan March 24, 2021

Protest Power to People Power
Why We Need to Shift from Protest Power to People Power
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Nonviolent movements must go beyond marching in the streets in order to build truly transformative change for a post-pandemic future.

Stellan Vinthagen, April 12, 2021

India’s Covid Catastrophe
We are witnessing a crime against humanity’: Arundhati Roy on India’s Covid catastrophe
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It’s hard to convey the full depth and range of the trauma, the chaos and the indignity that people are being subjected to. Meanwhile, Modi and his allies are telling us not to complain.

by Arundhati Roy

People Power: COVID 19 and Beyond
People Power: COVID-19 and Beyond
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Our Work

We are always looking for the best ways to support and bring solidarity to our Global Grassroots Activists. Many initiatives we take part in are the result of needs in the field and we continue to grow as needs arise amongst our fellow organizers. 

“Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next... We can choose to walk through it, dragging the carcasses of our prejudice and hatred, our avarice, our data banks and dead ideas, our dead rivers and smoky skies behind us. Or we can walk through lightly, with little luggage, ready to imagine another world. And ready to fight for it.”

— ARUNDHATI ROY—

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