Shaun Grogan-Brown

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Shaun Grogan-Brown


Shaun (Sha) Grogan-Brown has worked to strengthen movements for social justice as an organizer, fundraiser, artist, trainer and consultant since the late 90s. He worked with Committee In Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) from 2001-2008 as a Fundraiser, Program Organizer, and Development Director. Sha served as the Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator for the U.S. Social Forum 2010, and soon after joined Grassroots Global Justice Alliance as Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator in 2010. Sha has worked with many grassroots organizations as a consultant dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and self-sustaining capacity of organizations, and in addition to popular education style trainings on grassroots fundraising, he has a virtual toolbox of skills that he likes to put to use in all of his work, including graphic design, Spanish-English translation and interpretation, and technology support. Sha previously served on the board of Resource Generation, and continues to serve on the board of GIFT (Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training). Sha is a white queer transman originally from the Washington, DC area and currently based in Philadelphia, PA.[1]

He has worked for Jobs with Justice. He is the partner of Matthew Kav.

Continental Convergence for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance November 1, 2019.

50 social justice activists from across the US and Puerto Rico are currently in Havana, Cuba for the #ItTakesRoots delegation to the Continental Convergence for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism. We are here to build deeper relationships, to affirm the principles of solidarity and grassroots internationalism, and to continue to fight for a systemic transformation against capitalism, patriarchy, colonialism and racism.

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance October 30 2019,

50 social justice activists from across the United States and Puerto Rico just landed in Havana, Cuba for the It Takes Roots delegating to the Continental Convergence for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism.

We are here to build deeper relationships, to affirm the principles of solidarity and grassroots internationalism, and to continue to fight for a systemic transformation against capitalism, patriarchy, colonialism and racism.

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. It Takes Roots is made up of the members of Grassroots Global Justice, Right to the City, the Indigenous Environmental Network and the Climate Justice Alliance.

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Shaun Grogan-Brown, Maria Irene Lopez and Angela Adrar.

MOVPAZ

It Takes Roots November 7 ·2019

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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.

Puerto Rican mission in Havana

The #ItTakesRoots Cuba delegation visited the Puerto Rican mission in Havana for a conversation about the fight for the independence of the Puerto Rican people, the historical relationship between Cuba and Puerto Rico, Indigenous peoples in both countries, the US embargo, the continued impact that #HurricanMaria has on the island, #JustRecovery, about ways that we can work together, and more.

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With Darryl E. Jordan, Chloe Sachine Sumi, Jaron Browne, Jacqueline Sirenita, Jihan Hafiz, Monica Atkins, Yuki Kidokoro, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Maria Irene Lopez, Cindy Wiesner, Basav Sen, Bineshi Albert, Jade Leah Daniels, Angela Adrar, Tom Goldtooth and Marion Gee.

Federation of Cuban Women

"Women in Cuba have always been on the front line of the struggle." - Tete Puebla, 2nd in command of the Mariana Grajales Platoon.

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The #ItTakesRoots Cuba delegation visited the Federation of Cuban Women, to learn about the situation in Cuba & to exchange ideas. #GrassrootsFeminism — with Jaron Browne, Jihan Hafiz, Yuki Kidokoro, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Maria Irene Lopez, Cindy Wiesner, Bineshi Albert, Jade Leah Daniels, Angela Adrar and Marion Gee.

Grassroots Global Justice comrades

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance May 11 2019·

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With Julien Terrell, Jose Bravo, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Oro Ana, Marcia Olivo, Jade Leah Daniels, Kelly Archbold, Jaron Browne, Kandi White, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Cindy Wiesner, Sunyoung Yang and Ajamu Dillahunt.

Sandra Moran tour

Shaun Grogan-Brown June 5, 2014 ·

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"We Feminists Say: This is my body, this is my land, this is my territory. And we defend our territory." - Sandra Moran, World March of Women leader on Grassroots Global Justice Alliance national tour June 18-July 3: Reclaming Feminisms at the Grassroots! #ReclaimFeminisms http://ggjalliance.org/ReclaimingFeminisms2014 — with Marjorie Childress, Monica Cordova, Lindsay Marisol Archuleta, Andrea Mercado, Maria Huerta de Reyes, Sandra Moran, Tammy Bang Luu, Andrea Plaza, Jaron Browne, Jessica O. Guerrero, Helena Wong, Claudia Reyes, Marcia Olivo, Maria Poblet, Monserrat A. Matehuala, Mei-ying Williams, Cindy Wiesner, FuerzaUnida Mujeres, Steve Williams, Rukiya Dillahunt and Denise Perry.

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance staff

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance staff as of 2015;[2]

People's Climate March

Christine Cordero September 19, 2014 ·

NYC. I'm in here. So many rockstars. @OurPower contingent alone is about 4,000 folks, 50 buses from all over. Frontlines of Crisis, Forefront of Change.

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Frontlines are actually out front becuse it takes roots to weather the storm... #PeoplesClimate #OurPower — with Rachel LaForest, Michael Leon Guerrero, Janet Redman, Ananda Lee Tan, Sara Mersha, Yuki Kidokoro, Sharon Lungo, Shaun Grogan-Brown, Cindy Wiesner, Helena Wong, Marjorie Childress, Samantha Corbin, Joshua Kahn Russell and Nene Igietseme.

Climate Change COP 20

Nearly three months after mobilizing over 19,000 people with the Climate Justice Alliance to the People’s Climate March and Summit in New York City during September 2014, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ) is leading a delegation of 12 grassroots leaders from frontline communities impacted by economic crisis and climate change in the United States to the People’s Summit on Climate Change COP 20 in Lima, Peru from December 8–11, 2014.

Four leading delegates were;

Kali Akuno, Coordinator, Cooperation Jackson, Jackson MS, United States, Diana Lopez, Director, Southwest Workers Union, San Antonio, TX, United States, Tom B.K. Goldtooth, Executive Director, Indigenous Environmental Network, Bemidji, MN, United States, Cindy Wiesner, National Coordinator, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance; Co-Director, Climate Justice Alliance.

PR contacts were Ife Kilimanjaro in Lima, and Shaun Grogan-Brown in the US.[3]

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