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Seeing through the illusion of American exceptionalism

By Solome Lemma, Executive Director of Thousand Currents…

January 07, 2021

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Community led efforts bring well being in villages of Rajasthan

Sahyog Sansthan in Udaipur, Rajasthan India is a community based organization that primarily supports a grassroots network of Indigenous farmers in one of the driest regions of the country. Rooted in Gandhian thought, Sahyog promotes swaraj – or self reliance – as one of their key tenets, encouraging communities to become less dependent on markets, government, and NGOs. One of Sahyog’s key strategies is to organize local communities into collectives that serve as a vehicle for self-led programs. Sahyog’s work with such groups includes topics like water security, drought mitigation, revival of common pastureland, agroecology, and savings. The below photos capture some of Sahyog’s work in community-led development and ecological restoration over the past year.

January 06, 2021


Compounding Crises in Central America

December 21, 2020

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Above & Beyond in 2020: Grassroots Partner Stories

December 01, 2020


Remembering the Legacy of Shashi Tyagi (1947 – 2020)

November 18, 2020

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A hope based on ourselves, not politicians.

November 02, 2020

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Learning from our Indigenous grassroots partners.

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day! At Thousand Currents, our grassroots and Indigenous partners are climate justice leaders at the frontlines fighting fossil fuels and industrialized agriculture. They are guardians of most of the world’s remaining biodiversity. They are protectors of Mother Earth. As a global community, we have so much to learn from them.

October 12, 2020

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Meet Cindy del Rosario-Tapan: A Q&A with Our New Director of Communications.

October 11, 2020


#BlackLivesMatter – We Will Not Be Intimidated Into Silence

Over the past few weeks, Thousand Currents and other funders have been the targets of hateful disinformation campaigns and threats from far-right extremists, white nationalists and right-wing media. These attacks are aimed at discrediting the Black-led, multiracial mass movement of millions of people around the world who are speaking out against state-sanctioned violence, anti-Blackness, racism and white supremacy.

July 06, 2020

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How to be a better ally to Indigenous Peoples

June 24, 2020