01/28/2016 - From Grievance to Governance: 8 Features of Transformative Campaigns Grantee News From Movement Strategy Center: One morning last December, I found myself at the Ford Foundation watching Anna Galland, Ai-jen Poo and Heather McGhee share a stage at an event called The Future of Organizing: Contesting for Power in a Changing World. The event, co-convened by National … Continue reading

01/15/2016 - MAY 2016 — BREAK FREE FROM FOSSIL FUELS Grantee News From 350.0rg: World leaders reached an historic climate agreement in Paris — it’s progress, but it’s not enough. Now it’s our job to make them keep their promises and accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels to 100% renewable … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: After Paris: Lessons Learned “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” Arundhati Roy   It was definitely not quiet on the streets of Paris during the COP21 meetings during December 2015, … Continue reading

Topic: Why we are still headed to Paris When Compton awarded a series of grants this summer to support organizers, artists, and cultural activists to increase the “surround sound” on climate change during the UN COP21 negotiations in Paris, board and staff agreed that sending a small Compton … Continue reading