Piper Carters Reflection on Women's March Delegation DC 2019
Gender equity and racial justice are tightly interwoven historically, and currently Black, Brown, & Indigenous Women’s bodies, livelihoods, and opportunities have been and are heavily policed.
Women of color are at the greatest risk in this current political environment, in which right-wing conservatism is threatening a range of public services from health coverage to education access to financial regulations.
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 15th
From climate disaster to mass displacement, our communities are at the frontlines of building resilient resistance and taking direct action to transform our world. From JUNE 1 - 5, It Takes Roots and the Ruckus Society are bringing together leaders from across our alliances for our first of its kind Direct Action & Community Resiliency Camp at Wildseed in Millerton, NY.
Grassroots Global Justice was honored to help coordinate an incredible delegation of grassroots leaders to COP23. Click here to see the powerful wrap up video made by Indigenous Rising Media.
Here are a few highlights:
It Takes Roots to Grow the Solutions
COP23 Bonn, Germany Nov 4 – 17, 2017
The Indigenous Environmental Network, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, and the Climate Justice Alliance have joined forces again for a powerful delegation of more than 20 frontline leaders from North American climate justice movements to the23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany.
What’s at stake in COP23?
Our duty is to organize the whole population affected by dams in Brazil while exposing the contradictions of this society. If from one side, the companies and the governments choose to follow a principle of commodification of water, energy, and people's lives, the affected women choose to follow the principle of life, of common good: water and energy are not commodities, they are part of the sovereignty, the creation of wealth and redistribution should therefore be under popular control.
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ), Climate Justice Alliance (CJA), Right to the City Alliance (RTTC) and Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) are teaming up for the It Takes Roots to Grow the Resistance Delegation from January 18-21, 2017 and Trans-Local Actions in the first 100 days of the Trump administration.