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The Syrian Legal Development Programme (SDLP) works to promote human rights and the rule of law to minimize the negative humanitarian consequences of the Syrian conflict. SDLP’s projects are specifically tailored in order to meet the needs of both organizations and individuals working on the ground in conflict areas, address wider legal voids and gaps…

Grassroots International works in partnership with social movements to create a just and sustainable world by advancing the human rights to land, water, and food through global grantmaking, building solidarity across organizations and movements, and advocacy in the US.

Established in 1990 within the United States, the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of…

Organization logo: Climate Action Network

The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a worldwide network of over 1100 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in more than 120 countries, working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. CAN members work to achieve this goal through information exchange and the coordinated development of NGO strategy on international,…

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network/U.S. (ETAN) is a U.S.-based grassroots organization working in solidarity with the peoples of East Timor, West Papua and Indonesia. ETAN educates, organizes, and advocates for human rights, women’s rights, societal and economic justice, democracy and genuine self-determination in East Timor. ETAN works for justice for historic and ongoing…

Founded in 1987 as the U.S./Guatemala Labor Education Project, U.S. Labor Education in the Americas Project (USLEAP) advocates for fundamental changes to U.S. trade policies, demands corporate responsibility, denounces violence against trade unionists, and conducts worker justice campaigns in the banana, flower, and apparel sectors.

Nonviolent movements have historically outperformed their violent counterparts, but they don’t always succeed. Join the U.S. Institute of Peace as a panel of experts in this field of study and an Emmy-award winning news producer examine the challenges of building and sustaining nonviolent movements, and discuss lessons for scholars, activists, policymakers and practitioners.