Executive Director

Cindy Wiesner, a 30-year veteran of the social justice movement in the U.S. and internationally, is the Executive Director of the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ) and Grassroots Global Justice Action Fund (GGJAF). She helped co-found the Climate Justice Alliance and has been active in many movement building initiatives, including World March of Women, Social Movement Assemblies, International Council of the World Social Forum, U.S. Social Forum, the Peoples Climate Movement, the People’s Bailout, The Frontline, and, currently, It Takes Roots, the Rising Majority, Green New Deal Network. Cindy is a lesbian of Salvadoran, Colombian and German descent and a grassroots feminist, internationalist, and movement strategist and lives in Durham, North Carolina.