Grassroots LeadershipLatin America

3 keys to strengthening women’s leadership in Peru

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents Regional Director for Latin America El Grupo Género y Economía (Gender and Economy Group, or GGE) is a collective composed of women and social…

February 06, 2017

Grassroots LeadershipLatin America

Rest in Power

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents Regional Director for Latin America They thought they would bury us, but didn’t realize we were seeds. This has now become a popular phrase to honor the…

January 30, 2017

Our Community

We are more equipped than we know

A message from Sarah Jones, Tony award-winning playwright and performer and Thousand Currents supporter I’ve been reflecting recently (and probably will for the next few years) on how each one of us…

January 30, 2017

Our Community

Showing courage in a world awash in fear

A message from Gerald Richards, Thousand Currents Board of Directors Chair We have entered a time where the forces of fear are using their powers to create divisions. They are pointing out our…

January 26, 2017

What We Do

A bold commitment to changing the culture of philanthropy

January 12, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IDEX – International Development Exchange* and Africans in the Diaspora (AiD) are pleased to announce an organizational merger. Since their partnership started in…

January 12, 2017

Our Community

Weaving a narrative of love and joy

A message from Verónica Moreno, Thousand Currents Community Engagement Manager As the holidays approach in the U.S., some of us feel the heaviness of this moment in time, making it difficult to imagine…

December 23, 2016

Our Community

Challenged to change

A message from Thousand Currents’ co-founder, Paul Strasburg Over the last month, calls for courage have been sounded every day: Courage to resist acts of bullying and hatred. Courage to speak up against racism,…

December 19, 2016

AfricaGrassroots Leadership

Glanis Changachirere

Founder and Director, Institute for Young Women Development, Zimbabwe Glanis Changachirere. Photo courtesy of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Glanis Changachirere is a feminist, human rights, and democracy activist. Having…

December 19, 2016

Our Community

Let us continue

A message from Mary Tal, Founder and Director of Whole World Women Association in Cape Town, South Africa Working and living in South Africa today, we face many of the…

December 08, 2016

AfricaClimate Justice

IDEX Statement of Solidarity with SDCEA

UPON THE 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF SOUTH DURBAN COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL ALLIANCE (SDCEA) IDEX’s* staff, grantees, board members, supporters, and allies are pleased to…

November 14, 2016