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GGJ Statement for International Women's Day 2019

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This Friday March 8th, on the 110th International Women’s Day, GGJ will join millions of people around the world to celebrate the victories that women, femmes and gender variant people have made in the historical struggle for self determination and resistance against patriarchy.

Click here to learn more about Int’l Women’s Day

Highlights of 1000 Durbans for Climate Justice

We’re building some strong momentum moving toward the 1000 Durbans for Climate Justice week of action! So far 24 organizations have endorsed the 1000 Durbans Call to Action, and 9 actions are posted on the grassrootsclimatesolutions.net site with more to come. Folks are busy organizing a range of activities bringing important information to their members, to challenging false solutions, to demanding real community solutions for climate justice:

Report from the Rio+20 Planning Meeting 10/21-25, 2011 by CIndy Wiesner

“Let's Reinvent the World” Slogan from the Rio+20 Organizing Committee

On October 21-25, 2011 GGJ was invited to attend Rio+20 planning meetings in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The meetings were part of building the process towards the 20th anniversary of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (called Rio+20 for short) in June 2012. 

The Fralib Factory Occupation - A Primer on Corporate Greed by Michael Leon Guerrero

For photos go to: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2295600083213.118907.1645429152&type=3

I just had the honor to spend the afternoon with workers of the Fralib tea factory in the south of France. It is an amazing story of corporate greed and the beautiful resistance of the workers and an indictment of capitalism. No one wins in this economic model but CEOs and shareholders. You be the judge...

Five Critical Lessons from Vermont’s Universal Healthcare Struggle

 

By James Haslam, Director, Vermont Workers’ Center

Reprinted with permission

[Note: This was written to share at our Summer Leadership Retreat and with our peers around the country. It has been a true honor to work with so many amazing and committed people. There were countless lessons learned in the past three years, these are five we wanted to lift up as valuable for our road ahead building a movement with our counterparts everywhere. They were earned by the tireless work of hundreds of people. ]

A Closer Look at Black Workers for Justice: Fighting for Human Rights in North Carolina and Beyond

GGJ Coordinating Committee member Black Workers for Justice is a powerhouse of an organization. This year marks BWFJ’s 20th year of tireless organizing to build power among African-American workers in the fight for justice, self-determination and human rights.

 

With political conditions in North Carolina resembling regressive

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