Alternative EconomiesLatin America

A Masterclass on “Buen Vivir”

Insights from the Mayan Tzeltal cosmovision shared by María Estela Barco Huerta of DESMI.

May 02, 2017

GlobalGrassroots Leadership

7 stories of courage to inspire you

We celebrate the resolve and ingenuity of visionary leaders all over the world who are daring to create local solutions for a more just and sustainable world for us all!

May 02, 2017

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

Want to prepare for the future? Ask the elders

What did indigenous youth in Peru prioritize? Ancestral practices!

May 02, 2017

AsiaGrassroots Leadership

Thousand Currents partner GRAVIS featured on PBS NewsHour

Learn how long-term partner GRAVIS is responding to health issues created by mining sandstone in India’s Rajasthan desert.

May 02, 2017

Our Community

What nonprofits could be learning from artists

The value of the present moment, vulnerability, courage, improvisation — Thousand Currents staff plunge into seven vital aspects of social change with its artists-in-residence program.

May 02, 2017

What We Do

Does Thousand Currents “walk the talk”?

A welcome and challenging question has our team reflecting on nine ways that we “walk our talk.”

May 02, 2017

Our Community

Close and personal

A long-term donor reflects on the connections that have kept her engaged with Thousand Currents over the years. Susan Kahn came home to San Francisco invigorated. After traveling extensively in Guatemala and…

April 11, 2017

Our Community

“A different kind of nonprofit”

Two longtime supporters and business partners share why they invest in Thousand Currents Friends since they met as students at University of California San Diego, Max Garcia and Dave Beck have supported…

April 10, 2017

Our Community

5 lessons in grace and humility with gap-year students

Be open to learning from everyone.

March 17, 2017

Our Community

We’ve grown! What does it mean for soon-to-be Thousand Currents?

By Rajasvini Bhansali, Thousand Currents Executive Director Our community of grassroots partners, staff members, donors, young professionals, diasporans, advisors, and volunteers all embraced a revised Theory of Change for IDEX* in…

March 09, 2017