September 28, 2017

New and Improved: GrassrootsChange.net  After months of hard work our new website is ready! Featuring a fresh new design, new functionality, and exclusive content.   Our new site is easier to navigate with better access to our unique resources on grassroots movement building and preemption.      Key new features:  Easy navigation to our case …

September 19, 2017

Beth Waitkus and the Insight Garden Prison Program, Part 1 “After 9/11, when someone asked me if I would grow a garden in San Quentin, I realized this was an opportunity to integrate my passion for environmental and social justice and an opportunity to find my faith in humanity again. …

June 14, 2017

Soda Taxes: Building a National Movement One Victory at a Time   “Communities who are most affected by these issues need to get organized. If a government is leading the effort, you need to work together but also make them accountable. To say “We’re here, count us in,” not just …

May 8, 2017

Wave of State Bills Targets Grassroots Events and Protesters Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a driver of a motor vehicle who negligently causes injury or death to an individual obstructing vehicular traffic on a public road, street, or highway may not be held liable for any damages. – North Dakota …

February 23, 2017

We’ve expanded and updated our Preemption Map! The Grassroots Change Preemption Map now covers two new issues: LGBTQ Discrimination & Residential Fire Sprinklers. Our original six issues have all been updated with new preemption laws from the 2016 legislative sessions. Discrimination: Three states preempt local LGBTQ nondiscrimination laws (A fourth preemptive …