Let’s Save the Earth, Let’s Change the System

UPROSE It Takes Roots Delegations to Spain and Chile COP25 and the Cumbre de los Pueblos The 25th annual UN Conference of Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is taking place from Dec. 2-13, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. We are on the...
Climate Justice Youth Summit

Climate Justice Youth Summit

September 20-21, 2019 in New York City OUR People, OUR Hoods, OUR Power! UPROSE hosted the 7th Climate Justice Youth Summit on September 20-12, 2019 in NYC. The summit kicked off with the #FrontlineClimateStrike, a powerful march in Brooklyn (click here for photos...
Sha Grogan Brown

Sha Grogan Brown

Shaun (Sha) Grogan-Brown, Deputy Director for Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ), considers himself a “plumber for the movement,” ensuring the collaborative fundraising models and logistical & administrative infrastructure necessary for...
Cindy Wiesner

Cindy Wiesner

Cindy Wiesner, National Coordinator of Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ) and Co-Chair of the Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) and the Our Power Campaign, has been active in the grassroots social justice movement for over 20 years. She started organizing with HERE...
It Takes Roots

It Takes Roots

Center for Story-based Strategy Who is It Takes Roots? It Takes Roots is a multiracial effort led by women and gender oppressed people of color and Indigenous peoples on the frontlines of racial, housing and climate justice across the country. The collaboration began...
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