Our CommunityWhat We Do

Uncovering implications

Whitney Caruso, Director of Third Plateau, describes her journey through the Thousand Currents Academy.

June 15, 2017

Our Community

Creating Breakout Innovation

What does it take for groups working co-creatively to deliver the most innovative solutions?

June 02, 2017

Climate JusticeWhat We Do

None of us are islands

Grassroots solutions tend to emerge when leaders on the ground draw from and share indigenous, contextual, and collective expertise.

May 12, 2017

What We Do

The Thousand Currents Academy Experience:
A Practitioner’s View

"If we really want to make a difference and impact in the world we should be trying to address inequalities, not enforcing them." ~Swatee Deepak

May 11, 2017

AfricaGrassroots Leadership

What to do when the world’s “most influential” gather in your town

Investors, government officials, and corporate heads gathered in Durban for the World Economic Forum last week. Here’s how Durbanites got their seat at the table.

May 11, 2017

Grassroots LeadershipLatin America

“Textiles are the books that the colony was not able to burn”

Statement written collectively by the women of AFEDES on the fight to protect Indigenous weaving in Guatemala.

May 10, 2017

Our Community

What is donor organizing, anyway?

Organizing donors and philanthropists can channel the outcry, the rage, the anxiety, and the sheer energy to “do more.” Let’s grow this tidal wave!

May 04, 2017

Our Community

We ARE Thousand Currents!

IDEX is now officially - in name and brand, in all ways - Thousand Currents!

May 03, 2017

Our Community

What the U.S. resistance can’t imagine at Day 100

Grassroots activists and organizations led by people in the Global South are already creating the future we can’t yet see.

May 02, 2017

Climate JusticeGlobal

Philanthropy’s missed opportunity: Grassroots solutions to climate change

Indigenous Peoples, women, youth, and diverse grassroots groups around the world have the solutions to our global climate crisis.

May 02, 2017