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People matter and so does their collective voice.

Is there an issue or cause you want to speak out about and know others who feel the same way, but have no idea how to prepare or organize a grassroots movement? Or maybe you want to be a part of taking responsibility for what’s happening in your community and ready to stand up?
We can help.
Grassroots advocacy means empowering individual citizens to take a more active role in the legislative and political processes. And more people than ever before are ready to take action!

Learn Movement Building the Peaceable Way

We provide tools, training, local level movement mentorship for building infrastructure, tactical strategy, and development of decentralized leadership.

THEOLOGICAL GROUNDING
This is where it begins. Engage the theology of nonviolent resistance.

GRASSROOTS HUB  
We operate as a networking resource hub for activists, organizers and communities. Through our peace network, we connect movements at the grassroots level.

MOBILIZING TOOLS  
We have developed a series of tools for movement building. These essential tools, developed over the years and overseen by top interfaith leaders, are focused on grassroots mobilization, working very closely with our local chapters and affiliated groups to provide the necessary support and educational materials.

RESOURCE INFORMATION CENTER  
We educate and provide literature (curricula, readings) and nonviolent toolkits. We also arrange programming, including hosting webinars along with other opportunities for the exchanging of methods and ideas.

More Than a Century of Educational Outreach

We have worked alongside and learned from many prominent peace and justice figures, and maintain a proven track record having educated and trained numerous organizers, activists, teachers and more.

ORGANIZING TRAINING
We provide workshops, educational resources, strategic consulting, and speaking engagements for diverse audiences.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING
We run young adult leadership development programs, workshops, and nonviolent direct action training for front-line movements.

CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TRAINING
We prepare communities for target nonviolent action, grounded in deep abiding love.

Operational Success

Successful grassroots movements develop the organizational capacity to mobilize resources (money, people, and skills). For grassroots organizers and local communities we also provide:

MOVEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTANT & SUPPORT
Strengthening of structures of collaboration, support and accountability within movements for longevity and impact.

FISCAL SPONSORSHIPS
Fiduciary oversight, financial management and other administrative services to help build the capacity of nascent programs/campaigns.

Please contact us if you would like to be considered for Fiscal Sponsorship. We will review submissions from groups and their grassroots initiatives that meet our grantmaking guidelines and are in alignment with FORusa values and goals.

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