MediaJustice

Grassroots Global Justice Alliance

Grassroots Global Justice (GGJ) is an alliance of over 60 US-based grassroots organizing (GRO) groups of working and poor people and communities of color. GGJ brings GRO groups into a long-term process of relationship building, political alignment and transformational leadership development. We weave and bridge together US-based GRO groups and global social movements working for climate justice, gender justice, an end to war, and a just transition to the next economy

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition’s mission is to organize and maintain a diverse grassroots organization dedicated to the improvement and preservation of the environment through education, grassroots organizing and coalition building, leadership development and media outreach.

Southwest Workers’ Union

The Southwest Workers’ Union (SWU) is an organization of low-income workers and families, community residents, and youth, united in one organizational struggle for worker rights, environmental justice and community empowerment. Based in San Antonio, Texas, SWU empowers and organizes its 2,500 members through education, leadership development, and direct action.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

The Institute’s mission is to provide innovative strategies, working models and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. To this end, ILSR works with citizens, activists, policymakers and entrepreneurs to design systems, policies and enterprises that meet local or regional needs; to maximize human, material, natural and financial resources; and to ensure that the benefits of these systems and resources accrue to all local citizens.

Making Contact

Making Contact is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on 151 radio stations in the USA, Canada, South Africa and Ireland. Our work heightens public consciousness, broadens debate on critical social issues and encourages civic participation, by giving voice to diverse perspectives and opinions overlooked or ignored in corporate media. Our goal is to produce media that informs, inspires, and moves people to take action.

Progressive Technology Project

Our mission is to help community organizations achieve their goals more effectively and efficiently. Our programs help community organizers build their skills and understanding to integrate technology into the work of the organizations. PTP was founded by grassroots organizers to support social change community-led organizing in low-income communities and communities of color in 1998. PTP strengthens grassroots social change community organizing in poor communities and communities of color by delivering specialized training for community organizers in communications and database technology creating and supporting an online database (PowerBase) for organizing providing a framework for technical assistance.

New Orleans Worker Center for Racial Justice (NOWCRJ)

NOWCRJ is a national organization based out of New Orleans, that was founded shortly after Hurricane Katrina. Against the backdrop of a political economy that pitted communities of color against each other, a group of Black and immigrant workers came together to build a new freedom movement: multi-racial, committed to racial, gender, and immigrant rights, and dedicated to telling a new story about possibility in the Southern region of this country.

Community Alliance for Global Justice

Community Alliance for Global Justice educates and mobilizes with individuals and organizations to strengthen local economies everywhere. CAGJ is grassroots, community-based and committed to anti-oppressive organizing as we build solidarity across diverse movements. CAGJ seeks to transform unjust trade and agricultural policies and practices imposed by corporations, governments and other institutions while creating and supporting alternatives that embody social justice, sustainability, diversity and grassroots democracy.