It Takes Roots November 7 ·2019
Cuban Movement of Peace: The #ItTakesRoots delegation met with the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples (MOVPAZ) to discuss antimilitarism efforts. MOVPAZ shared insightful information and taught the delegation about its powerful work around efforts to close the Guantanamo prison, push for nuclear disarmament, fight for climate justice, and more. — with Angela Adrar, Bineshi Albert, Maria Irene Lopez, Samudra Kine, Kirtrina Baxter, Chloe Sachine Sumi, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Jacqueline Sirenita, Tom Goldtooth Darryl E. Jordan and Marion Gee.
Climate Justice Alliance
Climate Justice Alliance April 2 ·2019·
The members of the badass Climate Justice Alliance Steering Committee are working together with love, with respect, with the humility that honors the ancestors, and they just got reinforcements!
We are excited to welcome five amazing new Climate Jedi Warriors: Jayeesha Dutta from Another Gulf Is Possible, Jesus Vazquez Negron of Organizacion Boricua de Agricultura Ecologica de Puerto Rico, Kirtrina Baxter of the Black Dirt Farm Collective, Maria Lopez-Nunez of the Ironbound Community Corporation and Sharon Lewis of the Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice joined the CJA Steering Committee Co-Chairs Elizabeth Yeampierre, the Executive Director of UpRose Bk and Mateo Nube the Co-Director of Movement Generation, as well as their fellow Steering Committee members Aghilah Nadaraj of the Kheprw Institute, Burt Lauderdale of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Darryl Molina Sarmiento of Communities For A Better Environment, Denise Blackburn Abdul-Rahman of the Indiana NAACP, Jaron Browne of Grassroots Global Justice, Miya Yoshitani of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), and Tom Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network.