September 4, 2015

By Marissa Pardini Gone are the days when a food bank’s only mission was to distribute food. As one in six people struggle with hunger in the US, food banks are responding with more than food. Many food banks in California are engaging grassroots advocates and building a movement to …

August 10, 2015

In February 2014, Grassroots Change published an interview with Laura Cutilletta, Senior Staff Attorney at the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, about the Law Center’s work with grassroots gun violence prevention movements and countering preemption. We interviewed her again to get an update on the Law Center’s work, and …

July 28, 2015

Grassroots activists have the ability to dramatically improve the health and safety of their communities by building effective grassroots movements. Grassroots movements at the local, state, and national levels can and do change society for the better. But what are the building blocks of an effective movement? How do grassroots …

June 26, 2015

by Casey Tran, Communications Associate, Grassroots Change One in three American children are overweight or obese. With the overall obesity rate climbing, food advocates are looking to transform the food system, and change the way people consume and think about food. Farm to school is one such approach. Through farm …