It Takes Roots is a multiracial, multicultural, multigenerational alliance of alliances representing over 200 organizations and affiliates in over 50 states, provinces, territories and Native lands on Turtle Island; and is led by women, gender non-conforming people, people of color, Black and Indigenous Peoples.


Rooted in wisdom of communities on the front lines of the climate and housing crises, place-based solutions, translocal organizing and deep democracy



Toward regenerative economies and healthy communities driven by the inherent rights of Nature—Mother Earth, grassroots feminism, and political transformation

Visionary opposition

Against the violence of the extractive economy, colonization, white supremacy and patriarchy

Current Work

Green New Deal

A Green New Deal must be centered in principles of racial and environmental justice and Indigenous sovereignty.

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COVID-19 Response

Visionary leadership is needed now to move beyond recovery and fight to not just survive, but thrive.

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It Takes Roots is a collaboration of our four Sister Alliances: