It Takes Roots (ITR) is an alignment across Indigenous Environmental Network, Climate Justice Alliance, Right to the City Alliance, and Grassroots Global Justice Alliance. ITR centers the leadership and power of urban and rural communities on the frontlines of racial, gender, housing, environmental, energy and climate justice in the United States to advance regenerative economies and healthy communities.  ITR is a multiracial, multicultural, multigenerational alliance of networks and alliances representing over 200 organizations and affiliates in over 50 states, provinces, territories and Native lands in the U.S. and Canada, and is led by women, gender nonconforming people, people of color, and Indigenous Peoples. Through ITR, we are bringing together our collective power as grassroots base building organizations towards shared practice, training and action. Together we are building a collective platform of demands and furthering the exploration and articulation of alternatives.

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It Takes Roots Activities

ITR: The People’s Caravan

In July of 2016, GGJ organized a People‚Äôs Caravan of 50 frontline community leaders from the U.S. and Honduras. We traveled from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to the  Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The caravan was a call...

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