January 2017 It Takes Roots went to Washington DC


From January 18-21, 2017 organized the It Takes Roots to Grow the Resistance Delegation to Washington DC, plus several Trans-Local Actions happening across the country in the first 100 days of the Trump administration.

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The #ItTakesRoots to Grow the Resistance delegation was our response to the broader call to action in the face of the rising attacks under the incoming Trump Administration on the gains that people of color, women, immigrants, LGBTQ communities, and workers have fought for.  This will have implications locally, nationally, and globally for years to come.  Now is the critical time for a resistance movement to be visible and strong, on the defense and the offense.

Click here to watch a recording of the reportback from our January delegation.

The grassroots organizations represented in our Mobilization to DC and our Trans-Local Actions during the first 100 days of the Trump Administration are intergenerational, comprising a mix of youth organizers and veteran community leaders, who hail from Indigenous, African American, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander and rural white communities in the frontlines of movements for economic, racial, gender, and climate justice, including: