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Innovative Grassroots Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Distributing mutual aid to flood and cyclone affected communities. Photo courtesy of DIVA for Equality Across the world, as governments fall short on responses to the COVID pandemic and its connected…

June 09, 2020

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In Solidarity. We raise our voices.

To the Black organizers around the country leading the charge for change in this moment, we are with you, and we take up the call for justice and liberation.  Statement available…

June 02, 2020

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Won’t You Celebrate With Me?

By: Luam Kidane, Regional Director – Africa With an economic recession looming in the wake of COVID-19, mainstream news cycles are filled with headlines about the stock market, bailouts for corporations, and…

May 25, 2020

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This is What Grassroots Brilliance Looks Like!

How Thousand Currents’ grassroots partners are responding to COVID-19

April 17, 2020

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What can funders consider when responding to COVID-19?

COVID-19 has upended the world as we know it. And while we are all susceptible to the virus, we know that the impact is not carried equally.

April 13, 2020

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What happens when the advised COVID-19 safety measures aren’t possible?

What we are learning from our grassroots partners in the Global South For years, our grassroots partners have been resisting, reforming and challenging the current system, while building, defending and transforming pathways…

April 07, 2020

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Global Grassroots Responses in Times of COVID-19

With global economic systems and governments largely failing to respond to their needs, how can local communities be self-reliant and control their food, economic, and energy systems? Given the increase in…

April 02, 2020

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Above & Beyond Solidarity Fund: Supporting grassroots action against COVID-19

at Thousand Currents are committed to going above and beyond with them. In addition to our regular grantmaking, we are sending unrestricted grants to our grassroots partners to meet their urgent needs. Can we count on you to contribute to our Above & Beyond Solidarity Fund today?

March 24, 2020

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We are more committed than ever to stand firmly by our partners.

As the global community comes to terms with our new realities, may we all act in big and small ways to meet the moment: with our vision set on a world that is fundamentally changed for the better; from the grassroots up.

March 23, 2020

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What does solidarity look like in times of coronavirus?

Whether you are adjusting to a new reality of sheltering in place, struck by major economic shifts, or have impacted loved ones –– one sure thing is that you are not alone.

March 19, 2020