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As an organization that works to create a just and sustainable world by building alliances with social movements, Grassroots International asks difficult and sometimes unpopular questions, like, "Why do so many development projects make poor people poorer?" At the core, we seek to expose and address the root causes of the problems faced by peasant farmers, women, youth and indigenous peoples.
We create thought-providing educational tools and training materials designed to raise awareness, generate critical social analysis and inspire decisive action. Through popular education, we seek to advance debate on pressing global issues, including the impacts of U.S. foreign policy, aid, and corporate control of food, land, and water.
The goal of our education work is to motivate informed organizing and activism, and to help communities in the U.S. develop stronger ties with social movements in the Global South, through a growing worldwide movement for resource rights.
Get Involved: Download teaching tools on
- Food for Thoughts and Action: A Food Sovereignty Curriculum
- How to Build a Global Movement
- Land and Hunger-making the rights connection
- Water for All Workshp
- Fact Sheets and Reports
You can find more information about each of these tools in our Educational Resources page.